John Hartford

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Birthday
30, 1937
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jun 4, 2001 (63)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
30, 1937
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
Jun 4, 2001 (63)

About

Grammy Award-winning musician known for playing the fiddle and banjo, as well as for his quirky and witty lyrics.

Before Fame

He created a bluegrass band while he was in high school. He also learned how to play the guitar and mandolin.

Trivia

He received a star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame and appeared on The Johnny Cash Show, the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, and many other TV shows.

Family Life

He was born in New York City to Carl and Mary Harford.

Associated With

His song Gentle on My Mind was turned into a hit by Glen Campbell.