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Eddie Lang

Eddie Lang
Born: Oct 25, 1902 in Philadelphia, PA
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Died: Mar 26, 1933 in New York City, New York, USA
Genre: Jazz, R&B
Biography: The first jazz guitar virtuoso, Eddie Lang was everywhere in the late '20s; all of his fellow musicians knew that he was the best. A boyhood friend of Joe Venuti, Lang took violin lessons for 11 years but switched to guitar before he turned professional. In 1924, he debuted with the Mound City Blue Blowers ...Read full biography