Joe Hill

Joe Hill, born Joel Emmanuel Hägglund in Gävle, Sweden, and also known as Joseph Hillström (October 7, 1879 – November 19, 1915) was a Swedish-American labor activist, songwriter, and member of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW, also known as the "Wobblies"). A native Swedish speaker, he learned English during the early 1900s, while working various jobs from New York to San Francisco. Hill,... Read more at Wikipedia


Date of Birth: 07-Oct-1879

Place of Birth: Gävle, Gävleborg County, Sweden

Date of Death: 19-Nov-1915

Profession: Songwriter

Nationality: United States of America

Zodiac Sign: Libra






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