Well-said Madge. Well-said.
No shame in not knowing about him but it’s better to be willing to learn about a musical genius than be the ignorant jerk with a “so what he was old” attitude…sadly I did see that comment on an article and that person is to be pitied.
The good news is, it is never too late to learn and you just might find a new hero!
So if you want to get schooled, might I recommend checking out: