|Born||in Louisiana, USA|
|Died||in New York City, New York, USA (Lou Gehrig's disease)|
|Birth Name||Huddie William Ledbetter|
|Nickname||The King of the Twelve-String Guitar|
Mini Bio (1)
Leadbelly was born on January 29, 1885 in Louisiana, USA as Huddie William Ledbetter. He was married to Martha Promise and Aletha Henderson. He died on December 6, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA.
|Martha Promise||(February 1935 - 6 December 1949) (his death)|
|Aletha Henderson||(1908 - ?) (divorced) (2 children)|