singer and songwriter
Henry William Thompson (September 3, 1925 – November 6, 2007), known professionally as Hank Thompson, was an American country music entertainer whose career spanned seven decades. Wikipedia
Age: 82 (age at death)
Born: 3rd September, 1925, Waco, TX
Died: 6th November, 2007, Keller, Texas, USA
Height: Height Unknown
While performing, he caught the attention of Tex Ritter who helped him obtain a contract with Capitol Records.
October 8 is "Hank Thompson Day" in his hometown Waco, Texas.