|Birth Day||September 8, 1897|
|Birth Place||Meridian, MS|
|Age||122 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||May 26, 1933 (age 35)|
Known as The Father of Country Music, he was a country musician and professional yodeler. He released more than fifty recordings, many of which became country standards.
He began performing around the state of Mississippi at age thirteen.
He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
He had three brothers.