|Also known as||"The Gentle Giant"|
January 7, 1930|
Maryville, Tennessee, U.S.
|Died||March 14, 2013
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Jack Greene (January 7, 1930 - March 14, 2013) was an American country musician. His nickname was the "Jolly Green Giant" because of his height and deep voice. Greene was a long-time member of the Grand Ole Opry. He was nominated for three Grammy Awards.
Greene was born on January 7, 1930, in Maryville, Tennessee, he learned to play guitar at age ten.He was never married and had no children. Greene died on March 14, 2013 in his home in Nashville, Tennessee from Alzheimer's disease, aged 83.
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