Jiles Perry "J. P." Richardson, Jr.
(October 24, 1930 – February 3, 1959)
Richardson, also commonly known as The Big Bopper, was a disc
jockey, singer. He is best known for his recording of "Chantilly
Richardson was killed in a plane crash in Iowa, along with Buddy
Holly and Ritchie Valens, a day that has become known as The Day
the Music Died.