You could try searching for Charles Hardin Holley.
Wikipedia has a page on him.
There is also a good biography on the biography.com web site which has the basic facts you were looking for.
Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Here are some more links to Buddy Holly:
1. (Wikipedia): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddy_Holly
2. (Buddy's Website): http://www.buddyhollyonline.com/
3. (Broken Link Removed)
4. (official website): http://www.buddyholly.com/
5. (his Center): http://www.buddyhollycenter.org/
6. (listen): http://www.last.fm/music/Buddy+Holly
7. (the day of the crash): http://www.fiftiesweb.com/crash.htm