Here are 1 famous musicians from United States of America died in Huntington's disease:
Woody Guthrie (July 14, 1912 Okemah-October 3, 1967 New York City) also known as Woodie Guthrie, Woddy Guthrie, Woodrow Wilson Guthrie or Guthrie, Woody was an American singer, songwriter, sailor, singer-songwriter and musician. He had eight children, Nora Guthrie, Arlo Guthrie, Joady Guthrie, Sue Guthrie, Cathy Guthrie, Bill Guthrie, Gwen Guthrie and Lorinna Lynn Guthrie.
His albums: The Woody Guthrie Story, 900 Miles, Hard Travellin', A Legendary Performer, Cowboy Songs, Dust Bowl Ballads, House of the Rising Sun, Long Ways to Travel: The Unreleased Folkways Masters, 1944-1949, Ramblin' Round and Songs to Grow on for Mother and Child. His related genres: Folk music, Country and American folk music.
Woody Guthrie is known for his political songs that spoke about the struggles of the working class, particularly during the Great Depression era. His most famous song is "This Land Is Your Land," which he wrote in response to "God Bless America" and aimed to highlight the country's inequalities. Guthrie influenced many musicians who followed in his footsteps, including Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen. Despite his popularity, he struggled with Huntington's disease and spent the last years of his life in a hospital. He is remembered as a cultural icon and advocate for social justice.
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