Condon, Eddie

Condon, (Albert Edwin) Eddie

(1905–73) jazz musician; born in Goodland, Ind. He was a wit and a raconteur, a nightclub proprietor, a guitarist, and a member of Chicago's fabled "Austin High Gang" of the 1920s.
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