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Omar Sharriff (Born Dave Alexander) March 10, 1938 – January 8, 2012
Texas blues pianist Omar Shariff (a/k/a David Alexander) passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2012 at the age of 73 years old, evidently from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Born in Shreveport but raised in nearby Marshall, Texas the young David Alexander Elam was a second-generation, self-taught pianist. Since the Marshall area is…
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