R.I.P. Bill Tapia – 1908-2011

Bill Tapia in 2007

The great Bill Tapia has died at the ripe old age of 104.

Tapia, known affectionately as “Uncle Bill” was a musician since tha age of 10. While well-known for his ukulele, Tapia was also an accomplished Jazz guitarist.

Ukulele Bartt has put together a nice tribute page to “Uncle Bill.” Check it out Here.

Rest In Peace “Uncle Bill.”

UPDATE 12/12: The New York Times has written an obituary on Tapia. Read it Here.