Forrester, Howdy, 1922-1987

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Dates:
Birth 1922-03-31
Death 1987-08-01
Americans

Biographical notes:

Fiddle player. Born March 31, 1922. Died August 1, 1987. Real name: Howard W. Forrester. Best known as a member of Roy Acuff's Smoky Mountain Boys, he played an important role in bringing Texas stylistic fiddle techniques to Nashville. Later in his career he managed Acuff-Rose Artists Corporation, a Nashville booking agency.

From the description of Oral history interview with Howdy Forrester; 1974 September 26; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. 1974 Sept. 26. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841004

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Subjects:

  • Country musicians--Biography
  • Country music--History
  • Country musicians--Interviews
  • Fiddlers--Biography
  • Fiddlers--Interviews

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  • United States (as recorded)