Biography - A Short Wiki
Known as the King of Country Music who was famous on radio’s Grand Ole Opry. He released hits including “I’ll Forgive You But I Can’t Forget,” which charted at #3.
He was active in his church choir and acted in plays, as well as playing three sports in high school and pursued a professional baseball career. His sports career was short-lived due sunstroke-related collapses.
He played the fiddle.
How did Roy Acuff die?
Roy Acuff's death was caused by Congestive Heart Failure.
Roy Acuff died at the Baptist Hospital in Nashville on November 23, 1992, of congestive heart failure at the age of 89.
|Cause of death||Congestive Heart Failure|
|Age of death||89 years|
|Birthday||September 15, 1903|
|Death date||November 23, 1992|
|Place of death||Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital Midtown, Nashville, Tennessee, United States|
|Place of burial||Spring Hill Cemetery|
"Television made a lot of difference in country music. It's progress. I believe in progress."Roy Acuff
"I've done a whole lot of things. I've had the pleasure of introducing two presidents, several senators and congressmen."Roy Acuff
"Don't be a blueprint. Be an original."Roy Acuff
"I don't owe one man one cent. Anywhere."Roy Acuff
"The greatest thing the Democrats have ever done for me was to defeat me for the governor of Tennessee."Roy Acuff