Roy Acuff

Roy Acuff

Born: September 15, 1903

Died: November 23, 1992

Nationality: American

Occupation: Musician

Biography: Roy Claxton Acuff was an American country music singer, fiddler, and promoter. Known as the King of Country Music, Acuff is often credited with moving the genre from its early string band and hoedown format to the star singer-based format that helped make it internationally successful.