Maybelle Carter

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Birthday
12, 1909
Birthplace
Nickelsville, VA
Death Date
Oct 23, 1978 (69)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
12, 1909
Birthplace
Nickelsville, VA
Death Date
Oct 23, 1978 (69)

About

Singer and multi-instrumentalist who was a member of the singing Carter Family, widely considered the first family of country music.

Before Fame

She was asked to join the Carter Family Band by her brother-in-law.

Trivia

She played multiple instruments including guitar, auto-harp, and banjo.

Family Life

She marred Ezra J. Carter, with whom she had daughters Helen, Valerie June, and Anita.

Associated With

One of her daughters, Valerie June, became June Carter Cash, the famous singer and wife of Johnny Cash.