Biography - A Short Wiki
Country singer of “Okie From Muskogee” who was the leader of the band The Strangers. He was a Country Music Hall of Fame inductee in 1994.
He was married five times: first to Leona Hobbs in 1956, then to Bonnie Owens in 1968, then to Leona Williams in 1978, then to Debbie Parret on in 1985, and then to Theresa Ann Lane on September 11, 1993.
How did Merle Haggard die?
Merle Haggard's death was caused by Pneumonia.
|Cause of death||Pneumonia|
|Age of death||79 years|
|Birthday||April 6, 1937|
|Death date||April 6, 2016|
|Place of death||Palo Cedro, California, United States|
|Place of burial||Haggard Family Ranch Cemetery, Palo Cedro, Shasta County, California, USA|
In 1960, when I came out of prison as an ex-convict, I had more freedom under parolee supervision than there’s available… in America right now.Merle Haggard
My 10 year old son likes it. He’s trying to play guitar and everything. He likes that kind of music.Merle Haggard
I think I’m most proud of my family right now. I’m more into that then I’ve ever been. It also gives a new area to draw from in creativity with my songs.Merle Haggard
I was 48-years old before anybody talked me into it for medicinal purposes, instead of some of these drugs that they give you that will lead you to heart surgery and things of that nature.Merle Haggard
I haven’t had any problems with my back since I got the foot surgery.Merle Haggard