Grandpa Elliott

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Grandpa Elliott
Grandpa Elliott aka Uncle Remus.jpg
Elliott on Royal Street
Background information
Birth nameElliott Small
Also known asUncle Remus
Born(1944-07-10)July 10, 1944
Louisiana, U.S.
DiedMarch 8, 2022(2022-03-08) (aged 77)
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Occupation(s)Street musician

Grandpa Elliott (born Elliot Small; July 10, 1944 – March 8, 2022), also known as Uncle Remus, was an American street-musician in New Orleans. He played the harmonica and sang. He was a street icon in New Orleans.[1]

Small died from problems caused by a skin infection on March 8, 2022, at the age of 77.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Tomko, Gene (2020). Encyclopedia of Louisiana Musicians: Jazz, Blues, Cajun, Creole, Zydeco, Swamp Pop, and Gospel. Baton Rouge: LSU Press. p. 116. ISBN 9780807169322.
  2. CLAPP, JAKE. "'Grandpa' Elliott Small, long-standing French Quarter musician, has died". Retrieved March 8, 2022.