Orvon Gene Autry (1907 - 1998)

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Birthplace: near Tioga, Texas, Tioga, TX, USA
Death: Died in Studio City, CA, USA
Cause of death: lymphoma
Managed by: George Rushton Greer
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About Orvon Gene Autry

Known as "The Singing Cowboy," Autry's career spanned more than three decades on the radio, in movies and on television. Although his signature song was "Back in the Saddle Again," Autry is best known today for his Christmas holiday songs, "Here Comes Santa Claus" (which he wrote), "Frosty the Snowman", and his biggest hit, "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer." He is a member of both the Country Music and Nashville Songwriters halls of fame, and is the only celebrity to have five stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.



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Gene Autry's Timeline

September 29, 1907
Tioga, TX, USA
October 2, 1998
Age 91
Studio City, CA, USA
Los Angeles, CA, USA