As per our current Database, James P. Johnson is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: September 20, 2019).
Currently, James P. Johnson is 126 years, 3 months and 24 days old. James P. Johnson will celebrate 127rd birthday on a Monday 1st of February 2021. Below we countdown to James P. Johnson upcoming birthday.
James P. Johnson’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
James P. Johnson was born in the Year of the Horse. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Horse love to roam free. They’re energetic, self-reliant, money-wise, and they enjoy traveling, love and intimacy. They’re great at seducing, sharp-witted, impatient and sometimes seen as a drifter. Compatible with Dog or Tiger.
Best known for The Charleston and If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight). He contributed much to the development of ragtime and jazz.
He started out as a pianist in summer resorts, theatres, films, and nightclubs.
He was posthumously inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.
He moved with his family to San Juan Hill in New York City in 1908.
He grew up listening to Scott Joplin.