Alan Fisher / U.S. Library of Congress

Fats Waller

A photo of Fats Waller in 1938, taken by Alan Fisher of the World Telegram & Sun.  Waller turned 34 that year and was reaching the peak of his popularity as a pianist, composer and rollicking entertainer.

Photo now in the collection of the U.S. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.  (LC-USZ62-123107)

See our biography of Fats Waller