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DeadBorn: 8/30/1919 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Cause of death: stroke
Full name: Ellen Muriel Deason Wright
Noted For: country singer; hits include "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels" (1952), "I Can't Stop Loving You" (1958), "Heartbreak U.S.A." (1961). Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame (1974). Received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award (1991). Wife of country singer Johnnie Wright (1937-2011).
Also see this person's photo entry in our Dead or Alive Data Base.