January 12, 1930 in Milwaukee
August 11, 2016
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Glenn Yarbrough (January 12, 1930--) is an American folk singer. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and attended St. John's College. He was the lead singer with The Limeliters and had a prolific solo career, recording on various labels. Among other career highlights, Yarbrough provided vocals for the Rankin/Bass animated versions of The Hobbit (1977) and The Return of the King (1980), singing songs such as "The Road Goes Ever On" and "Frodo of the Nine Fingers".