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About Fats Domino
Fats Domino, born Antoine Dominique Domino Jr., made great contributions to rock and roll, the genre he came to be known best for. Before his professional debut, he had been performing in clubs when he was 14 years old.
After signing a contract with Imperial Records in 1949, he released “The Fat Man”, which went on to become the first rock-and-roll song to sell more than a million copies. His other popular songs include “Blueberry Hill” and “Ain’t That A Shame”.
He was the son of Marie-Donatille Gros and Caliste Domino. He had eight elder siblings. Rosemary Hall was his wife from 1947 to 2008, her death year. They had eight children together. His brother-in-law, Harrison Verrett, the jazz guitarist, taught him to play the piano.
He became a National Rhythm and Blues Hall of Famer in 2016. “The Fat Man” has been in the Grammy Hall of Fame since 2015.
He died from natural causes on October 24, 2017, aged 89.
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Fats Domino's Popularity
Fats Domino was a famous American singer-songwriter and pianist, who was born on February 26, 1928. As a person born on this date, Fats Domino is listed in our database as the 27th most popular celebrity for the day (February 26) and the 30th most popular for the year (1928).
People born on February 26 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Fats Domino is the 791st most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Fats Domino's birthday, Fats Domino is the 6361st most famous American.
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