Sonnyboy Williamson I

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Birth Name: Sonnyboy Williamson I

Occupation: Blues Singer

Place Of Birth: Tennessee

Date Of Birth: March 30, 1914

Date Of Death: June 1, 1948

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Sonnyboy Williamson I was born on the 30th of March, 1914. He was best known for being a Blues Singer. Known as the Father of Modern Blues Harp, Williamson was a blues harmonica player who popularized the instrument but was tragically murdered before gaining fame.

Sonnyboy Williamson I was born in Tennessee. He was a harp prodigy in his teen years, learned the blues, and then settled in Chicago, where he got a recording contract in 1937. His numerous recordings in the late 1930s and early 1940s became part of many blues musicians’ repertoires, and his track “Shake That Boogie” became a national R&B hit.

Sonnyboy Williamson I was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Sonnyboy Williamson I was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Sonnyboy Williamson I is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Sonnyboy Williamson I’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Sonnyboy Williamson I’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Sonnyboy Williamson I kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Sonnyboy Williamson I was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Sonnyboy Williamson I
NICKNAME: Sonnyboy
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Sonnyboy Williamson I was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Sonnyboy Williamson I was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Sonnyboy Williamson I had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Sonnyboy Williamson I’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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