Country music legend Merle Haggard dead at 79

April 22, 2016 14:52 IST 1 of 4
American country music legend Merle Haggard is dead. He breathed his last on what would have been his 79th birthday. Haggard died of pneumonia on his special day at his home on Wednesday in the San Joaquin Valley, California, said his manager, according to a report by Rolling Stone magazine. Credit: Reuters