Porter Wagoner

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Porter Wagoner
Porter Wagoner in 1999.
Porter Wagoner in 1999.
Background information
Birth namePorter Wayne Wagoner
Also known asMr. Grand Ole Opry
Born(1927-08-12)August 12, 1927
West Plains, Missouri, USA
DiedOctober 28, 2007(2007-10-28) (aged 80)
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Genrescountry music, gospel
Instrumentsacoustic guitar
Years active1951–2007
LabelsRCA Victor
Shell Point
WebsiteOfficial website

Porter Wayne Wagoner (August 12, 1927 – October 28, 2007) was an American country music singer and songwriter.

Wagoner made 53 studio albums. He had 80 singles, including three number one singles.

Wagoner was part of Grand Ole Opry. He was nicknamed, Mr. Grand Ole Opry.

Wagoner won three Grammy Awards.

He was elected into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2002.

On October 28, 2007, Wagoner died of lung cancer in Nashville, Tennessee.

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