Hank Williams

Hiram Williams (1923 - 1953)

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Hiram (Hank) "Hank" Williams
Born in Garland, Butler, Alabama, United Statesmap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married (to ) in Andalusia, Alabama, United Statesmap
Husband of [private wife (1930s - unknown)]
Father of [private son (1940s - unknown)]
Died in Oak Hill, Fayette County, West Virginiamap
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(/hæŋk wɪljəmz /; September 17, 1923 – January 1, 1953)

Hiram "Hank" Williams was born near Garland in Butler County, Alabama on 17 Sep 1923 to Elonzo H. Williams and Lillie Skipper.[1]

He was an American singer-songwriter and musician, regarded as one of the most significant and influential American singers and songwriters of the 20th century, Williams recorded 35 singles (five released posthumously) that would place in the Top 10 of the Billboard Country & Western Best Sellers chart, including 11 that ranked number one.[2]


Sources

  1. Alabama Birth Certificate of Hiram Williams.
  2. Hank Williams at Wikipedia.


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Hank Williams in 1951
Hank Williams in 1951

Birth certificate, Hiram Williams
Birth certificate, Hiram Williams

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