Rock 'N' Roll Star Fats Domino Dies At 89

Oct. 25 2017, Updated 4:34 p.m. ET

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Iconic Rock 'n' Roll piano player Fats Domino has died, has learned. The legendary musician took his final brat this Wednesday morning in his home.

The R&B pianist dominated the musical charts from the 1940s to the 1960s, and sources says he never lost his zest for life.

During a frightening incident following 2005's Hurricane Katrina, Fats Domino was trapped in the second floor of his New Orleans home and rescued days later by a boat who recovered him from his balcony. After the horrific scare, he moved in with his daughter, Adonica.

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While the flood ruined his entire home and beloved piano, all Fats Domino had to say of the matter was "Whatever goes up gotta come down some kinda way."

Rick Coleman and other sources close to the late star claimed he was always a positive sunny person who brought joy to everyone's life. He was relaxed, understanding and only focused on his family and his music.

"As far as I know, the music makes people happy," he said during a TV interview, according to "I know it makes me happy."

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