Snow, Hank

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1914-05-09
Death 1999-12-20
Canadians

Biographical notes:

Country music performer. Born May 9, 1914. Died December 20, 1999. Full name: Clarence Eugene Snow. Canadian-born country star. Career active 1930s-1980s. Known for his tradition-oriented, fiddle-and-steel sound, distinctive nasal voice, and western costumes. Emerged as a major star on the Grand Ole Opry during the 1950s. Recorded for RCA 1930s-1970s. Member, Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Member, Country Music Hall of Fame.

From the description of Oral history interview with Hank Snow; 1968 March 14; interview conducted by Bill Williams. 1968 Mar. 14. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841146

From the description of Oral history interview with Hank Snow; 1975 September 22; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. 1975 Sept. 22. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58841330

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Subjects:

  • Country musicians--Biography
  • Country musicians--Interviews
  • Songs with orchestra--Scores
  • Country music--History
  • Popular music

Occupations:

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Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)