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Vernon Dalhart
Original name: Marion Try Slaughter Dalhart
Birth: Apr. 6, 1883
Jefferson
Marion County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 14, 1948
Bridgeport
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA

Country Musician. One of the pioneer recording artists of Country Music. In the mid-1920's he released "The Prisoners Song" and "Wreck of the Old 97", each of which sold millions of copies. His lifetime recording sales are estimated at 70 million copies. At the height of his career, a New York "Times" music critic prophesied that his recordings would be compiled and studied for all of history to give insight to future generations into the folkways of North America during the first decades of the 20th century. 
 
Burial:
Mountain Grove Cemetery and Mausoleum
Bridgeport
Fairfield County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Sec C. Lot 43A
GPS (lat/lon): 41.17366, -73.22032
 
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Record added: Aug 28, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 11916
Vernon Dalhart
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Vernon Dalhart
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- Ada from Norway
 Added: Nov. 17, 2014
Thanks for all the great music. You was a very great singer. You have still fans. Rest in peace.
- Ada from Norway
 Added: Nov. 4, 2014
May you rest in Heavenly peace.
- Carolyn Womack
 Added: Sep. 21, 2014
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