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Autry, Gene, 1907-1998

LC control no.n 82077164
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Personal name headingAutry, Gene, 1907-1998
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Variant(s)Autry, Orvon Gene, 1907-1998
Autry, Orvon Grover, 1907-1998
Singing Cowboy, 1907-1998
Other standard no.Q342723
Biography/History noteGene Autry (1907-1988) was an American singer, songwriter, and actor.
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1907-09-29
Death date1998-10-02
Place of birthTioga (Tex.)
Place of deathLos Angeles (Calif.)
Field of activitySinging
Popular music--Writing and publishing
Singing cowboy films Singing cowboy television programs Country music
Profession or occupationSingers
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Found inHis The art of writing songs ... c1933.
New Grove dict. of Amer. mus. (Autry, (Orvon) Gene; b. Sept. 29, 1907, Tioga, TX; country-music and popular singer and songwriter, and actor)
N.Y. times, Oct. 3, 1998 (Gene Autry; singing cowboy and businessman; d. Oct. 2, 1998 at home in Los Angeles at age 91)
Wikipedia, June 3, 2020 (Gene Autry; Orvon Grover "Gene" Autry (September 29, 1907 - October 2, 1998), nicknamed The Singing Cowboy, was an American singer, songwriter, actor, musician and rodeo performer who gained fame largely by singing in a crooning style on radio, in films, and on television for more than three decades beginning in the early 1930s)
Associated languageeng