Eddie Heywood

Born: 
12/04/1915
City: 
Atlanta
Region: 
Georgia
Country: 
USA
Died: 
01/03/1989
Years Active: 
1930's-1980's
Genre(s): 
Instruments: 
Piano
Associated Artists: 

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Eddie Heywood was a jazz pianist who was popular in the 1940s. From 1947 to 1950, Heywood was stricken with a partial paralysis of his hands and could not play. He made a gradual comeback in the 1950s and, despite a second bout of paralysis in the 60's, continued playing until the 1980s.