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Singer-songwriter, musician

Hiram King "Hank" Williams, Sr. (hæŋk wɪljəmz ; September 17, 1923 – January 1, 1953) was an American singer-songwriter and musician. Regarded as one of the most significant and influential singers and songwriters of the 20th Century, Williams recorded 35 singles (five...Wikipedia

Age: 29 (age at death)
Born: 16th September, 1923, Mount Olive, Alabama, USA
Died: 1st January, 1953, Oak Hill, West Virginia, USA
Height: 6' 0" (183 cm)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Williams Began his career in 1937 at WSFA radio Station as and Perform and Host

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According to Jimmy Grabowske, the steel guitar player for the House Band at the Skyline Club in Austin, Hank was only able to perform for about half an hour at his last show at the Skyline on December 19, 1952. Jimmy says Hank started off well, but after about thirty minutes it was obvious something was wrong, and Hank started shaking. He was unable to continue, so Jody Meredith, the House Band leader, finished the show. Hank died thirteen days later on January 1, 1953.

 

Made his final public appearance at the "Skyline Club" in Austin, Texas, on December 19, 1952.

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Timbuk - Hank Williams will always be country music to me. (7 weeks ago)
hamuora kinera - I am a country music singer also and still sing hank Williams songs. like him I relate to his music.I lived through that era (4 months ago)
jimmy partin - greatest singer songwriter of aa times.his songs were his life .he was nt entertaining ,he was living it. he lived every sad song he wrote (1 year ago)
dnsstar - love the profile pic. such a cowboy (2 years ago)

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