Vernon Dalhart

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Birthday
6, 1883
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Sep 14, 1948 (65)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
6, 1883
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Sep 14, 1948 (65)

About

Singer-songwriter known for having a major influence in country music.

Before Fame

He worked in a piano warehouse and punched cattle, deriving his stage name from two Texas towns, Vernon and Dalhart.

Trivia

He was posthumously inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1981.

Family Life

He married Sadie Lee Moore-Livingston in 1901. They had two children together.

Associated With

He scored an early gig in Girl of the Golden West, Giacomo Puccini's opera.

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