Country Legend Charlie Louvin Dies
Country Music Hall of Fame member Charlie Louvin has died from pancreatic cancer at the age of 83.
The long-time writer and performer died on Wednesday, January 26. He had been a member of the Grand Ol' Opry and the Hall since 2001.
His real name was Charles Elzar Loudermilk, he grew up in Alabama and teamed up with his brother Ira and performed as the Louvin Brothers.
After the duo disbanded in 1963 and brother Ira was killed in a 1965 automobile accident, Louvin had solo success with hits such as “I Don’t Love You Anymore” and “See the Big Man Cry.”
The family will announce funeral arrangements at a later date.