Steven Fromholz

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Steven Fromholz
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Steven Fromholz at the 2007 Texas Book Festival.
Background information
Birth nameSteven Fromholz
Born(1945-06-08)June 8, 1945
Temple, Texas, U.S.
DiedJanuary 19, 2014(2014-01-19) (aged 68)
El Dorado, Texas, U.S.
GenresTexas country, outlaw country
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, poet
Years active1960–2013
Associated actsStephen Stills, Rick Roberts, Lyle Lovett, Willie Nelson

Steven Fromholz (June 8, 1945 – January 19, 2014) was an American entertainer, poet, singer and songwriter. He was the Poet Laureate of Texas in 2007.

Fromholz was born in Temple, Texas on June 8, 1945. Fromholz began performing while he was serving in the United States Navy during the 1960s. After leaving the Navy, he teamed with Dan McCrimmon to create the group Frummox.[1]

Fromholz died on January 19, 2014 in a hunting accident when a rifle fell and discharged in El Dorado, Houston, Texas. He was 68 years old.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Bob Sokol. "Bob Sokol comes face to face with FRUMMOX". Retrieved 2010-10-12.
  2. "Texas singer-songwriter Steven Fromholz dies in hunting accident". Dallas January 19, 2014. Retrieved January 20, 2014.

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