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composer , musician

Bob Wills, composer, musician. Served with Army of the United States, World World War World War II Named to Country Music Hall of Fame, 1968, Cowboy Hall of Fame, 1969.; Member American Society Composers.

Background

Wills, Bob was born on March 6, 1905 in Kosse, Texas, United States. Son of John and Emmaline (Foley) Wills.

Education

Educated schools, Texas.

Career

Organized music group Light Crust Doughboys, 1931, Texas Playboys, 1933. Appeared in numerous movies. Recording artist Columbia, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Decca, others.

Compositions include San Antonio Rose, Faded Love, Maiden’s Prayer, Spanish Two Step, Big Beaver.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Authors and Publishers.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, World World War World War II Named to Country Music Hall of Fame, 1968, Cowboy Hall of Fame, 1969. Member American Society Composers.

Connections

Married Betty Anderson, August 10, 1942. Children: James Robert, Diane, Carolyn, Cindy.

father:
John Wills

mother:
Emmaline (Foley) Wills

spouse:
Betty Anderson

children:
James Robert Wills

Carolyn Wills

Cindy Wills

Diane Wills