Henry Butler

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Butler in May 2010

Henry Butler (September 21, 1949 – July 2, 2018) was an American jazz pianist. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana.[1] Butler recorded for several record labels, including Impulse, Windham Hill, and Basin Street Records. Butler was blinded by glaucoma in infancy.[2]

Butler died of end-stage colorectal cancer in New York City on July 2, 2018 at the age of 68.[3]

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  1. "New Orleans Blues : Significant Albums, Artists and Songs, Most Viewed". AllMusic. Retrieved 2013-03-18.
  2. Spartan Saga: Henry Butler. Michigan State Alumni Magazine, December 19, 2011.
  3. "Henry Butler, New Orleans R&B and jazz piano virtuoso, dies at 68". Nola. July 2, 2018. Retrieved July 2, 2018.

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