Bill Monroe

Bill Monroe bio

Birth Name: William Blanc “Bill” Monroe Jr.

Occupation: Country Singer

Place Of Birth: KY

Date Of Birth: September 13, 1911

Date Of Death: February 17, 2011

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Bill Monroe was born on the 13th of September, 1911. He was popular for being a Country Singer. Country singer, songwriter and mandolinist who is known as the Father of Bluegrass. In 1970 he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Bill Monroe was born in KY. He formed his first band, the Monroe Brothers, while working at an Indiana oil refinery. He is an inductee of the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Bill Monroe was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Bill Monroe was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

William Blanc “Bill” Monroe Jr. is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Bill’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Bill Monroe’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Bill Monroe’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Bill Monroe kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Bill Monroe was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: William Blanc “Bill” Monroe Jr.
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Bill Monroe was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Bill Monroe was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Bill Monroe had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Bill Monroe’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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