Slim Whitman  American Country Musician

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Slim Whitman passed away on 19th Jun 2013 aged 89.


Slim Whitman is a 89 year old American Country Musician. Born Ottis Dewey Whitman Jr. on 20th January, 1924 in Tampa, Florida, USA, he is famous for Rose Marie in a career that spans 1948–present. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Slim Whitman is a member of the following lists: Writers from Tampa, Florida, Musicians from Tampa, Florida and Singers from Florida.


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    Ottis Dewey "Slim" Whitman (January 20, 1923 – June 19, 2013), known professionally as Slim Whitman, was an American country music and western music singer, songwriter and instrumentalist known for his yodeling abilities and his smooth, high, th...

    First Name Slim
    Last Name Whitman
    Full Name at Birth Ottis Dewey Whitman Jr.
    Alternative Name O. D. Whitman, Slim Whitman, O. D. Whitman,, The smiling starduster
    Age 89 (age at death) years
    Birthday 20th January, 1924
    Birthplace Tampa, Florida, USA
    Died 19th June, 2013
    Place of Death Orange Park, Florida, USA
    Cause of Death Heart Failure
    Build Slim
    Hair Color Brown - Dark
    Zodiac Sign Capricorn
    Ethnicity White
    Nationality American
    Occupation Text Country Musician
    Occupation Country Musician
    Claim to Fame Rose Marie
    Music Genre (Text) Country and Western music, folk music, Contemporary Christian music
    Music Genre Country
    Year(s) Active 1948–present, 1948–2010
    Music Style Traditional Country, Cowboy, Country-Folk, Folk, Folk-Pop, Country-Pop
    Music Mood Amiable/Good-Natured, Sentimental, Dramatic, Rustic, Innocent, Earnest, Earthy, Organic, Gentle, Reflective, Laid-Back/Mellow, Confident, Sad, Passionate, Spiritual, Playful, Bravado, Lively, Gutsy
    Instrument Vocals, Guitar
    Instrument (text) Acoustic guitar, vocals
    Record Label RCA Records, Imperial Records, United Artists Records, CBS Records, Suffolk Records, RCA/Imperial/United Artists/Epic/Suffolk, RCA/Imperial/United Artists/Epic/Suffolk/Rangehood records
    Associated Acts Byron Whitman, Virginia Lee, Elvis Presley (toured with), Chet Atkins., Harold Bradley
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