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House, Son

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LC classificationML420.H673 Biography
Personal name headingHouse, Son
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Variant(s)House, Eddie James, Jr.
House, Eugene James
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1902-03-21
Death date1988-10-19
Place of birthLyon (Miss.)
Place of deathDetroit (Mich.)
Field of activityBlues (Music)
Profession or occupationBlues musicians Guitarists Singers
Found inHis Delta blues [SR] 1991: label (Son House; d. 1988)
LC in OCLC, 2/25/92 (hdg.: House, Son)
New Grove dict. of Amer. mus. (House, Son (Eddie James Jr.) b. 1902)
Harris, S. Blues who's who, 1979: p. 249 (given name incorrectly listed as Eugene in early references)
Santelli, R. Big book of blues, 2001 (House, Son; b. Eddie James, Jr. [sic], Mar. 21, 1902, Riverton, Miss., d. Oct. 19, 1988, Detroit, Mich.)
Oxford music online, April 12, 2017: Encyclopedia of popular music (House, Son; born Eddie James House Jnr., March 21, 1902, Riverton, Mississippi; died October 19, 1988, Detroit, Michigan; took up the guitar and the blues as late as 1927)
Wikipedia, April 12, 2017 (Son House; Eddie James "Son" House, Jr.; born March 21, 1902, Lyon, Mississippi; died October 19, 1988, Detroit, Michigan; American delta blues singer and guitarist, noted for his highly emotional style of singing and slide guitar playing)