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bronze sculpture of Jimmie Rodgers, Father of Country Music, the Singing Brakeman, by John Bennett, Texas State Artist 2010

This was based on photos of Jimmie Rodgers, known as “The Singing Brakeman”, “The Blue Yodeler”, and “The Father of Country Music”. He built a house in Kerrville for his family, and died too young from tuberculosis.

bronze, 18″ high (click image to enlarge)


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