year of induction2007
place of birthNorman, Oklahoma
date of birthApril 12, 1957
Blessed with prodigious musical skills, Vince Gill has built a career characterized by excellence, integrity, and generosity. He has supplemented his talents as a singer, songwriter, and musician with nobility of spirit, artistic vision, and quick wit, to become one of his generation’s great contributors to the ongoing vitality of country music.
Vincent Grant Gill was born April 12, 1957, in Norman, Oklahoma. His father, a federal appellate court judge and part-time country musician, taught his son to play banjo and encouraged his career in music. He also introduced Gill to golf, the sport that would become a lifelong passion.