Matthews, Onzy

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Matthews, Onzy Gender: M
Onzy Matthews Jr.
born on 15 January 1930 at 12:40 (= 12:40 PM )
Place Fort Worth, Texas, 32n44, 97w19
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 24°55' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 07°05 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 09°10'

Portrait of Onzy Matthews 
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Onzy Matthews (1976)
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American jazz pianist, singer, arranger and composer as well as a television and movie actor.

He is best known for the big band arrangements done for the Lou Rawls albums Black and Blue and Tobacco Road, as well as arrangements for several of Ray Charles' 1960s releases. He had his own big band for many years and recorded numerous tracks for Capitol Records, including two albums released under his own name. He later had a close relationship with the Duke Ellington orchestra, working as a pianist, arranger and conductor through the late 1960s and 1970s.

Matthews died at the age of 67 on 13 November 1997 in his Dallas apartment, of heart failure brought on by arteriosclerosis.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Scott, Clifford (born 21 June 1928). Notes: Music collaborators
  • business associate/partner relationship with Charles, Ray (born 23 September 1930)
  • business associate/partner relationship with Ellington, Duke (born 29 April 1899)
  • business associate/partner relationship with Rawls, Lou (born 1 December 1933)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth certificate [1].


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (TV and film)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Conductor
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Pianist)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Jazz
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Jazz)