Final Member of Famous Musical Group Takes Final Breath After Long Career

June 11, 2019Jun 11, 2019

A musical legend had passed away. Chuck Glaser, the last living Glaser Brothers member, died on Monday, June 10. He was 83 years old at the time of his passing.

His cause of death was not immediately available.

Born Charles Vernon Glaser in Spalding, Nebraska, in 1936, Chuck was the middle brother.
He and brothers Tompall and Jim Glaser began performing together as teenagers.

The trio was signed to a label in 1957. Chuck wrote their first single, "Five Penny Nickel," released the following year.

In the late 1960s, after being in the army, the band found success. They found commercial success and critical recognition, including at the CMA Awards.

The Glaser brothers stopped performing together in 1973. They reunited in 1979, and they stayed together into the early 1980s.

As a songwriter, Chuck Glaser had songs performed by Hank Snow, Johnny Cash, and more. He also helped launch the careers of tunesmiths including Kinky Friedman and others.

Tompall Glaser died at the age of 79 in 2013. Jim Glaser passed away earlier this year, on April 6, at the age of 81 of a heart attack.

Chuck Glaser's funeral arrangements have not yet been announced. Please pray for his family as they mourn his passing.

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