Hazel Dickens Biography

Born: June 1, 1935 in Mercer County, West Virginia, USA

Died: April 22, 2011 in Washington, DC

American country and bluegrass guitarist and singer-songwriter. Her raw, heartfelt songs about coal miners and the life of the downtrodden made her a revered figure in the music industry. Onetime singing partner of Alice Gerrard.

Died at the age of 75, of complications from pneumonia.

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