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Kenny Rogers
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Rogers in January 1997
Born
Kenneth Ray Rogers[1]

August 21, 1938(1938-08-21)
DiedMarch 20, 2020(2020-03-20) (aged 81)
Resting placeAshes scattered in Central Park, New York City
Spouse(s)
Parent(s)Musical career
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • actor
  • record producer
  • entrepreneur
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • bass guitar
Years active1956–2017
Labels
Associated acts
Websitekennyrogers.com

Kenny Rogers (August 21, 1938 – March 20, 2020) was a Grammy Award-winning country music singer and songwriter. His best known songs include "The Gambler" and "Lucille". He acted in several movies and television series. He owned a franchise of roast chicken restaurants called "Kenny Rogers Roasters".

On March 20, 2020, Rogers died under hospice care in Sandy Springs, Georgia from natural causes, aged 81.[2]

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