From October 1, 2010 through to the end of September 2011, we will, each day, celebrate the life of Bill Monroe by sharing information about him and those people who are associated with his life and music career. This information will include births and deaths; recording sessions; single, LP and CD release dates; and other interesting tidbits. Richard F. Thompson is responsible for the research and compilation of this information. We invite readers to share any tidbits, photos or memories you would like us to include.
- August 20, 1954 Harry C Monroe died, age 60. *
* Harry Monroe was the oldest of Bill Monroe’s siblings. He is reputed to have been a very good fiddler in his youth.
Harry and his wife, Nola, had three children.
He is buried in Rosine Cemetery, Rosine, Ohio County, Kentucky.
Here’s ‘Tater’ Tate playing a tune that Harry Monroe surely played many times, Arkansas Traveler.