Bonaparte's Retreat

Primary Performer/Group

Description

Fiddle played by Elijah Hill with guitar by Paul Hill and recorded by family members in Henry County, Indiana about 1965
Elijah Hill was born in Pulaski County, Kentucky in 1888 He was a blacksmith and fiddler, both learned from his father, George William Hill Elijah moved to Henry County, Indiana in the early 1930s where he spent the remainder of his life farming Among fiddle contests he entered, the most notable was probably the 1953 Indiana state fair contest in which he won second place He died in December 1967

Type

Sound Music

Identifier

SC-CD-086-001

Rights

For education purposes only

Geolocation