PA-128 Eddie Lang

Marker text: Eddie Lang
"Father of Jazz Guitar." He was born Salvatore Massaro in 1902 and lived in this area as a boy. An accomplished soloist, Lang worked with Joe Venuti, Paul Whiteman, the Dorseys, and others. He was Bing Crosby's accompanist when death cut short Lang's career in 1933.
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission 1995

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