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Famous Birthday Today, Wiki, zodiac sign and bio of Woody Guthrie

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Name:
Woody Guthrie
Profession:
Folk Singer
Birthday:
July Jul 14 1912
Age:
108 Years
Birth Place:
Okemah OK
Birth Sign:
Cancer

About

Influential folk singer best known for his song "This Land Is Your Land." He was a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee in 1988.

Before Fame

A fire burned down his home, killing his sister and severely injuring his father. He went on to perform with the Almanac Singers.

Trivia

He released hundreds of songs over the course of his life, including "Talking Merchant Marine" and "Cocaine Blues."

Family Life

He married Mary Jennings on October 28, 1933, then Marjorie Greenblatt Mazia on November 13, 1945, and then Anneke Van Kirk on December 2, 1953. He had eight children. 

Associated With

Bob Dylan worshipped Guthrie and visited him often during his final years.

Tags:

Born In 1912
Folk Singers
First Name Woody
Cancer