As per our current Database, Jean Shepard has been died on Sep 25, 2016 (age 82).
When Jean Shepard die, Jean Shepard was 82 years old.
|Popular As||Jean Shepard|
|Age||82 years old|
|Born||November 21, 1933 (Pauls Valley, OK)|
|Town/City||Pauls Valley, OK|
Jean Shepard’s zodiac sign is Scorpio. According to astrologers, Scorpio-born are passionate and assertive people. They are determined and decisive, and will research until they find out the truth. Scorpio is a great leader, always aware of the situation and also features prominently in resourcefulness. Scorpio is a Water sign and lives to experience and express emotions. Although emotions are very important for Scorpio, they manifest them differently than other water signs. In any case, you can be sure that the Scorpio will keep your secrets, whatever they may be.
Jean Shepard was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.
Country singer who released seventy-three hit singles during her long, storied career.
She was a bass player in the band Melody Ranch Girls when she was a teenager in 1948 and, after being discovered by Hank Thompson, she signed to Capitol Records in 1952.
She was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2011.
She was married to fellow country singer Hawkshaw Hawkins for three years before he died in a 1963 plane crash with Patsy Cline and Cowboy Copas. Together Shepard and Hawkins had two sons, the second with whom she was pregnant at the time of the crash. She later married Benny Birchfield.
She recorded a 1953 duet with Ferlin Husky called "A Dear John Letter" and it became the first post-World War II record by a female country Artist that sold more than a million copies.