George Hamilton IV

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George Hamilton IV
George Hamilton IV at the Grand Ole Opry in 2007
George Hamilton IV at the Grand Ole Opry in 2007
Background information
Birth nameGeorge Hege Hamilton IV
Born(1937-07-19)July 19, 1937
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
DiedSeptember 17, 2014(2014-09-17) (aged 77)
Nashville, Tennessee
InstrumentsVocals, guitar
Years active1956–2014
LabelsABC, Colonial, RCA Victor, Lamon

George Hege Hamilton IV (July 19, 1937 – September 17, 2014) was an American country musician. He began performing in the late 1950s as a teen idol, later switching to country music in the early 1960s. He performed for the Grand Ole Opry for nearly 50 years.

Hamilton had a heart attack on September 13, 2014. He later died at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville on September 17.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Opry star George Hamilton IV dead at age 77". WSMV News. Archived from the original on September 20, 2014. Retrieved September 17, 2014.