Jester Hairston Death
Jester passed away on January 18, 2000 at the age of 98 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
When did Jester Hairston die?January 18, 2000
How old was Jester Hairston when died?98
Where did Jester Hairston die? What was the location of death?Los Angeles, California, USA
Jester Hairston Birthday and Date of Death
Jester Hairston was born on July 9, 1901 and died on January 18, 2000. Jester was 98 years old at the time of death.
Birthday: July 9, 1901
Date of Death: January 18, 2000
Age at Death: 98
Jester Hairston - Biography
Jester Joseph Hairston (July 9, 1901 – January 18, 2000) was an American composer, songwriter, arranger, choral conductor, and actor. He was regarded as a leading expert on Negro spirituals and choral music. His notable compositions include "Amen," a gospel-tinged theme from the film Lilies of the Field and a 1963 hit for The Impressions, and the Christmas song "Mary's Boy Child".