Fred Stobaugh (born August 22, 1917) is a retired truck driver from Peoria, Illinois. A documentary video about the making of the song Oh Sweet Lorraine, based on a text that Stobaugh wrote for his wife of 73 years, became a viral video in September 2013. The song based on his text subsequently entered the Billboard Hot 100 as well as other international charts.
Stobaugh first met his future wife Lorraine Dinquel in 1938. The couple married in 1940 and later had three daughters. His wife died on April 26, 2013, only two months before the couple's 73rd wedding anniversary.
A few months later he wrote the song Oh Sweet Lorraine and entered a singer-songwriter competition hosted by Green Shoe Studio. The video of their recording sessions attracted more than seven million hits on YouTube and Vimeo.
In September 2013 the song entered the Billboard Hot 100 at No.Читать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Oh Sweet Lorraine [18.08.2013, сингл]
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