Snow, Hank

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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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referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection song folios, circa 1882-1983. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Earle, Eugene. Eugene Earle collection, 1939-1980s. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Snow, Hank;. Oral history interview with Hank Snow; 1968 March 14; interview conducted by Bill Williams. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection Artist Name File, 1940-2005 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
referencedIn Snow, Hank;. Oral history interview with Hank Snow; 1975 September 22; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
referencedIn Pulley, Raymond H. Raymond H. Pulley collection, 1954-1958. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn John Eldon Thayer collection of motion picture memorabilia, 1916-1979. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection fan club newsletters, 1952-1998. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Snow, Hank. I'm movin' on / by Hank Snow ; orch. Tiefenthal. Bowling Green State University, BGSU Libraries
creatorOf Snow, Hank;. Oral history interview with Hank Snow; 1975 September 22; interview conducted by Douglas B. Green. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection artist name files, 1940-2005 (artists R-Z). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Snow, Hank;. Oral history interview with Hank Snow; 1968 March 14; interview conducted by Bill Williams. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
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associatedWith American Broadcasting Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Earle, Eugene. person
associatedWith Green, Douglas B.; person
associatedWith Pulley, Raymond H. person
associatedWith Snow, Hank; person
associatedWith Thayer, John Eldon, 1899-1980 person
associatedWith Tiefenthal, Don. person
associatedWith Williams, Bill; person
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Country musicians--Interviews
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Country music--History
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Birth 1914-05-09

Death 1999-12-20

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