Viola Smith Death – Dead :Viola Smith Obituary :Legendary drummer has passed away at 107.
Legendary drummer Viola Smith has passed away at 107 has died, according to the following statements posted on social media on October. 23, 2020.
” David Valdés on Twitter: “Legendary drummer Viola Smith has passed away at 107. May she rest in peace.”
Fighting stigma — Viola Smith, swing era’s ‘fastest girl drummer in the world,’ dies at 107: The cause was complications from Alzheimer’s disease, said her nephew, Dennis Bartash. With a kit featuring 12 drums, including two giant tom-toms … https://t.co/xShw0ZYeTq
— STIGMABASE | EDU (@stigmabase) October 23, 2020
Hey Eric! Did you hear that Viola Smith died? She was one of the first professional, female drummers. She died yesterday at the age of 107! She played when she was 102. Truly one of my personal heroes, and amazing. Maybe not R&R, but a great musician! RIP Viola. 🌹
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— David Valdés (@_DavidValdes_) October 23, 2020