Eric Von Schmidt

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Birthday
28, 1931
Birthplace
Bridgeport, CT
Death Date
Feb 2, 2007 (75)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
28, 1931
Birthplace
Bridgeport, CT
Death Date
Feb 2, 2007 (75)

About

Known for being part of the folk/blues revival of the 1960s.

Before Fame

He studied art in Florence on a Fulbright scholarship.

Trivia

He won a Grammy Award for his work on the compilation album Anthology of American Folk Music, Vol. 1-3 in 1997.

Family Life

His father was Harold Von Schmidt, a painter who did illustrations for the Saturday Evening Post.

Associated With

He was involved with the East Coast folk music scene just like Bob Dylan and Joan Baez.