Doc Watson


Is Doc Watson Dead or Still Alive? Doc Watson Birthday and Date of Death

Doc Watson

Doc Watson Death

Doc passed away on May 29, 2012 at the age of 89 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA.

Doc Watson death quick facts:
  • When did Doc Watson die?

    May 29, 2012
  • How old was Doc Watson when died?

  • Where did Doc Watson die? What was the location of death?

    Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA

Doc Watson Birthday and Date of Death

Doc Watson was born on March 3, 1923 and died on May 29, 2012. Doc was 89 years old at the time of death.

Birthday: March 3, 1923
Date of Death: May 29, 2012
Age at Death: 89

Doc Watson - Biography

Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson (March 3, 1923 – May 29, 2012) was an American guitarist, songwriter, and singer of bluegrass, folk, country, blues, and gospel music. Watson won seven Grammy awards as well as a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Watson's flatpicking skills and knowledge of traditional American music were highly regarded. He performed with his son, guitarist Merle Watson, for over 15 years until Merle's death in 1985 in an accident on the family farm.