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George Hamilton IV
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George Hamilton IV at the Grand Ole Opry in 2007
Background information
Birth name George Hege Hamilton IV
Born (1937-07-19)July 19, 1937
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Died September 17, 2014(2014-09-17) (aged 77)
Nashville, Tennessee
Genres Country
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1956–2014
Labels ABC, Colonial, RCA Victor, Lamon

George Hege Hamilton IV (July 19, 1937 – September 17, 2014) was an American country musician. He began performing in the late 1950s as a teen idol, later switching to country music in the early 1960s. He performed for the Grand Ole Opry for nearly 50 years.

Hamilton had a heart attack on September 13, 2014. He later died at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville on September 17.


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