Doc Watson

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Birthday
3, 1923
Birthplace
Deep Gap, NC
Death Date
May 29, 2012 (89)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
3, 1923
Birthplace
Deep Gap, NC
Death Date
May 29, 2012 (89)

About

Folk singer, guitarist, and songwriter who won seven Grammy Awards and had success with the single "Bottle of Wine."

Before Fame

He lost his vision as an infant due to an eye infection. His first guitar was a $10 Stella guitar.

Trivia

He was known for flat-picking, and performing with his son Merle until he died.

Family Life

He married Rosa Lee Carlton in 1947 and they had two children together.

Associated With

Watson collaborated with many people, including David Holt.

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