Dalhart, Vernon [Slaughter, Marion Try ]
- Bill C. Malone
- and Patrick Huber
(b Jefferson, TX, April 6, 1883; d Bridgeport, CT, Sept 15, 1948). American hillbilly singer. He received some formal vocal training at the Dallas Conservatory of Music in his mid-teens. For several years beginning in 1912 he sang light opera in New York under the stage name Vernon Dalhart, including leading roles in Gilbert and Sullivan’s ...