Grammy Award-winning songwriter Ken Williams Cause of death
Songwriter Kenneth “Ken” Williams, who wrote or co-wrote hundred of tunes for a vast array of performers, including Donny Hathaway, The Four Tops and Peaches & Herb, including The Main Ingredient’s hit “Everybody Plays the Fool,” has died.
He was 83.
Williams was born on January 13, 1939, in Fernandina Beach, Florida.
Williams, along with Rudy Clark and J.R. Bailey penned the now classic song “Everybody Plays the Fool,” originally recorded in 1972 and covered by numerous artists. In recent years, Williams’ output has been sampled by artists like Alicia Keys and Lil’ Wayne.
In 1968, Williams founded A Dish-A-Tunes LLC Publishing, a family-owned and operated music company. During the last five decades, Williams added over 500 songs to his music catalog.
Kenneth Ken Williams’s death, he was married to Mary Seymour Williams
Ken Williams was married to Mary Seymour Williams, the couple was blessed with three sons; Kenney Williams Jr., Kevin D. Williams, and Kalvin Williams; and one daughter. Cheryl Nicholson.
What was Ken Williams Cause of death
Williams died June 17 following a long non-COVID-19-related illness at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York, said his wife, Broadway actress and singer Mary Seymour Williams.