Elizabeth Cotten

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Birth Name: Elizabeth Cotten

Occupation: Songwriter

Place Of Birth: North Carolina

Date Of Birth: January 5, 1893

Date Of Death: June 29, 1987

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Elizabeth Cotten was born on the 5th of January, 1893. She was popular for being a Songwriter. Lyricist best known for writing the song Freight Train. She was a self-taught left-handed guitarist and folk musician.

Elizabeth Cotten was born in North Carolina. She worked as a maid when she was young. She won a Grammy Award in the category of Best Ethnic or Traditional Recording for her album Elizabeth Cotten Live in 1984.

Elizabeth Cotten was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Elizabeth Cotten was born in 1890s.

Elizabeth Cotten 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".


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Elizabeth Cotten’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Elizabeth Cotten’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Elizabeth Cotten kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Elizabeth Cotten was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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REAL NAME: Elizabeth Cotten
NICKNAME: Elizabeth
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Elizabeth Cotten was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Elizabeth Cotten was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Elizabeth Cotten had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Elizabeth Cotten’s birth sign is Capricorn and she had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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