Frederick Segrest was born on December 21, 1926, and died on October 27, 2018.
He was known professionally as Freddie Hart.
He was an American country musician and songwriter.
Freddie Hart was popular for his chart-topping country song and lone pop hit “Easy Loving,” which won the Country Music Association Song of the Year award in 1971 and 1972.
Hart charted singles from 1953 to 1987, and later became a gospel singer.
During 2001, Hart was enlisted into the Alabama Music Hall of Fame A couple of years after the fact, Phenix City pronounced a noteworthy east-west road Freddie Hart Parkway in his respect.
Hart discharged a bunch of new collections on CD, exhibiting his energy for gospel music, patriotism and the conventional nation sound that initially made him acclaimed.
These collections provoked him to specifically visit and perform shows far and wide. Hart held a vast following in Europe and the U.S., performing at music celebrations, colleges, houses of worship and industry occasions.
Hart kept on composing and record gospel music amid the 2000s.
He got various honors and had a few number one tunes in the gospel field. In 2004 he was accepted into the Nashville Songwriter’s Hall Of Fame.
During 2017, Hart performed in Pigeon Forge Tennessee and got the Hall Of Fame grant from the North American Country Music Associations International.
His last execution was in March 2018 on the Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree as an exceptional visitor to David Frizzell.
Hart sang another tune he had composed and simply recorded about Lefty Frizzell, titled essentially “Lefty”. In April 2018, Hart recorded his last collection titled God Bless You.
The undertaking, created by David Frizzell, contains 11 recently composed gospel melodies and a change of his mark tune “Simple Loving”.
The collection is set to be discharged in late 2018. Hart performed at music festivals and other venues until he died.
Hart passed away at91 years old due to pneumonia, in Burbank, California.