Wilf Carter

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Birthday
18, 1904
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Dec 5, 1996 (91)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
18, 1904
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Dec 5, 1996 (91)

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About

Country artist and yodeler known as the Father of Canadian country music. He released singles including "Have a Nice Day," which charted at #27.

Before Fame

After leaving home at fifteen, he worked as a lumberjack and sang with hobos in boxcars.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1971, as well as the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1985.

Family Life

His father was a Baptist Minister.

Associated With

He and Ridley Bent were both Canadian country music artists.

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