George Hamilton IV
|George Hamilton IV|
George Hamilton IV at the Grand Ole Opry in 2007
|Birth name||George Hege Hamilton IV|
|Born||July 19, 1937|
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
|Died||September 17, 2014 (aged 77)|
|Labels||ABC, 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.
References[change | change source]
- "Opry star George Hamilton IV dead at age 77". WSMV News. Retrieved September 17, 2014.