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Bill Monroe (Country Singer) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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Bill Monroe
William Smith Monroe is an American Mandoli artist, singer and songwriter, who created the bluegrass genre. For this reason, he is often referred to as "the father of Bluegrass". The genre takes its name from their group, Blue Grass Boys, who named their group for green grass in the home state of Monroe, Kentucky. Monroe's performing career spanned 69 years as a singer, musician, composer and conductor.
Birth nameWilliam Smith Monroe
BornSeptember 13, 1911, Rosine, Kentucky, U.S.
OriginKentucky, U.S.
DiedSeptember 09, 1996, Springfield, Tennessee, U.S.
GenresBluegrass, gospel, country, folk
InstrumentsMandolin, guitar
Years active1927–1996
LabelsBluebird, Columbia, Decca, MCA, RCA Victor
Associated actsThe Blue Grass Boys, Birch Monroe, Carter Stanley, Earl Scruggs, Lester Flatt, Emmylou Harris, The Strangers

About Bill Monroe

Country Singer Bill Monroe was born in Rosine, Kentucky, United States on September 13, 1911. He dies at the age of 84, on September 9, 1996.

The Father of Bluegrass is a country singer, songwriter, and mandolinist. He was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1970.

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Bill Monroe before becoming famous

Bill Monroe was born in the Zodiac sign Virgo (The Maiden), and 1911 is also the year of Pig (豬) in the Chinese Zodiac.

While working at an Indiana oil refinery, he founded his first band, the Monroe Brothers.

Achievement of Bill Monroe

The Country Music Hall of Fame, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have all inducted him.

Bill Monroe's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He was married to Carolyn Monroe and occasionally shared the stage with his brother Charlie Monroe.

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In 1993, he and Folk Singer Pete Seeger received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Bill Monroe Income & Net worth

Bill Monroe's income mainly comes from the work that created his reputation: a country singer. Information about his net worth in 2024 is being updated as soon as possible by, you can contact to tell us Net Worth of the Bill Monroe.

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Latest information about Bill Monroe updated on March 20 2023.