• Born date: 1930-05-01
  • Born in: United states
  • Death date: 1968-02-15
  • Death in: United states
Little Walter

For the radio personality, see Little Walter DeVenne.Little Walter, born Marion Walter Jacobs (May 1, 1930 – February 15, 1968), was an American blues musician and singer, whose revolutionary approach to the harmonica earned him comparisons to Charlie Parker and Jimi Hendrix, for innovation and impact on succeeding generations. His virtuosity and musical innovations fundamentally altered many listeners' expectations of what was possible on blues harmonica.