Hank Williams

Hank Williams

American recording artist; songwriter, country music singer
In his short life, he became one of the musical giants of the 20th century, creating the sound and sensibility of modern country.
BornSeptember 17, 1923
HometownMount Olive, Butler County, Alabama, U.S.
Net worth$100 thousand
Height6'0" (1.83m)
SpouseBillie Jean Horton (m 1952 - 1953) , Audrey Williams (m 1944 - 1952)
ChildrenHank Williams, Jr. , Jett Williams
ParentsJessie Lillybelle Skipper , Elonzo Huble Williams
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Tom Hiddleston sings Hank Williams in a London guitar shop – video interview

Tom Hiddleston, the star of new Hank Williams biopic I Saw the Light, meets Henry Barnes in Macari’s guitar shop in London to sing some tunes and swap strumming tips. Hiddleston discusses what he finds quite so moving about the work of the country music legend, why music is the most ‘immediately infectious artform’, the audience’s electric reaction to Williams’ yodelling and whether alcohol fuels creativity• I Saw the Light is now on release.
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