Roger Williams, his music is timelessly delightful.There's no
Other in the world like him.He started to play piano at age three.A
Graduated of I.S.U.Drake University,and Julliard School of Music.Performed at
Every major venue,Carnegie Hall,the Hollywood Bowl,and the White House.He's
Referred as the "Pianist for Presidents" because of his later performances.Roger
Williams was born, Louis Weertz,(October 1,1924) in Omaha,Nebraska,U.S.
In high school,became interested in boxing,but then returned to music
Later on,only after breaking his nose and other injuries many times.He
Later majored in piano,and then enrolled in the U.S.Navy,served in World II.
In 1955, he recorded "Autumn Leaves"and reached #1 on billboard music charts.
After that,he did,Born Free,Godfather,Romeo &Juliet,Evergreen and many
Many more.On October 29,2004,was inducted into the Nebraska Hall of Fame
Steinway Hall, found him celebrating his 81th birthday tickling the ivories.
Dorian Petersen Potter
A dedication poem for the very wonderful and talented,
pianist,Roger William (Mr.Piano)