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Date of Birth 24 August 1897Evansville, Indiana, USA
Date of Death 1 December 1954Nashville, Tennessee, USA  (heart attack)
Birth NameKnowles Fred Rose

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A charter member, Rose was elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1961.
With Roy Acuff, he created Acuff-Rose Publications in 1942 (the first major country music publishing house in Nashville).
Inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1985.
He was the father of American music industry executive and record producer, Wesley Rose.

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