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Nathaniel Ayers

Musician
Male
Born Jan 31, 1951
Age 65
Instruments Double bass

Nathaniel Anthony Ayers, Jr. is an American musician. He is the subject of numerous newspaper columns, a book, and a 2009 film adaptation based on the columns. A foundation bearing his name was started in 2008 with an aim to support artistically gifted people with mental illness.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1951 Birth Born on January 31, 1951.

FORTIES

2000 49 Years Old For some years he lived with his mother in Cleveland, Ohio, where he received electroconvulsive therapy for his illness to no avail. After his mother's death in 2000, he moved to Los Angeles, thinking that his father lived there. … Read More

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2005 54 Years Old Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez met Ayers at Pershing Square in 2005, and discovered his background at Juilliard. … Read More
2009 58 Years Old 1 More Event
…  He is the subject of numerous newspaper columns, a book, and a 2009 film adaptation based on the columns. … Read More
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