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Nat Jaffe Death At The Age Of 27 – In 1945

Tweet Nat Jaffe was born on January 1, 1918, and died at 27 years, 216 days old on August 5, 1945. His early death was attributed to complications resulting from a case of high blood pressure, which might in turn have been caused by any number of things including alcohol or drug abuse. He was a black man in the days before integration and civil rights advances, the report may have been hasty, and without any other investigation there is no way to know for sure why he died at 27, as so many other musicians have. He was an … Continue reading

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