John Hartford

John Hartford bio

Birth Name: John Hartford

Occupation: Songwriter

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: December 30, 1937

Date Of Death: June 4, 2001

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

John Hartford was born on the 30th of December, 1937. He was popular for being a Songwriter. Grammy Award-winning musician known for playing the fiddle and banjo, as well as for his quirky and witty lyrics.

John Hartford was born in New York City. He created a bluegrass band while he was in high school. He also learned how to play the guitar and mandolin. He received a star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame and appeared on The Johnny Cash Show, the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, and many other TV shows.

John Hartford was a Capricorn and was born in the Silent Generation.

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John Hartford was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

John Hartford is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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

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Personal Life

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

John Hartford was born in the Year of the Ox.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Hartford
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: John Hartford 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: John Hartford was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: John Hartford 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.

John Hartford’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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