Select month

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December

Select day

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • 13
  • 14
  • 15
  • 16
  • 17
  • 18
  • 19
  • 20
  • 21
  • 22
  • 23
  • 24
  • 25
  • 26
  • 27
  • 28
  • 29
  • 30
  • 31

6th April 1937

Merle Haggard

American country music song writer, singer and musician

Merle Ronald Haggard was an American country singer, songwriter, guitarist, and fiddler. Along with Buck Owens, Haggard and his band the Strangers helped create the Bakersfield sound, which is characterized by the twang of Fender Telecaster and the unique mix with the traditional country steel guitar sound, new vocal harmony styles in which the words are minimal, and a rough edge not heard on the more polished Nashville sound recordings of the same era.

Read more on

Merle Haggard is known for being a:


You may also be interested in:

  • Lived from
    1937 - 2016 (Died age 79)
  • Birthday:
    6th April 1937
  • Gender:
    Male
  • Star Sign:
    Aries
  • Place of Birth:
    Bakersfield, California
  • Country:
    United States of America

Famous people who share a birthday with Merle Haggard

There are 20 more famous people who are born on the same day as Merle Haggard. We're showing the top 4 most popular below but you can see the rest here.

See more birthdays on 6th April

Celebrities who are the same age as Merle Haggard

There are 21 more celebrities who are age 85 like Merle Haggard. We're showing the top 4 most popular below but you can see the rest here.

See more people of age 85