|Birth name||Martin David Robinson|
September 26, 1925|
Glendale, Arizona, U.S.
December 8, 1982|
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.
|Occupations||Musician, songwriter, actor, NASCAR driver|
|Years active||1948 - 1982|
He was one of the most famous country singers during his 40 year career. Robbins had many country music hit singles and some of his songs were pop music hits on the radio. During the peak of his music career Robbins won several Grammy Awards.
In 1982 he was elected into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Marty Robbins died of heart failure in December 1982.