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William A. Brower, Jr.

May 9, 1948 ~ April 12, 2021 (age 72)


William "Bill", "Billy", "BabaBeebop" Alston Brower, Jr. 72, writer, jazz historian, and CFO of JBV Productions passed on April 12, 2021 at Georgetown University Hospital. A 50 year resident of Washington, DC, he was born to the late Mary Louise Brower (née Johnson) and William A Brower, Sr. on May 9, 1948 in Toledo, OH.

He is survived by a son, Karl Brower (Marilyn); a daughter, Dr. Tina Brower-Thomas (Gordon); his companion, Ilauna, and Sharif, her grandson.

His services will be held on April 24, 2021, 12 p.m., at Howard Theater for a limited number of family and friends. Information concerning the virtual service can be found on Facebook at

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Private Services
April 24, 2021

12:00 PM
The Howard Theater
620 T Street N.W.
Washington, DC 20001

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