Bill Monroe’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 13, 1911

Death Date

September 9, 1996

Age of Death

84 years

Cause of Death



Country Singer

The country singer Bill Monroe died at the age of 84. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Country singer, songwriter and mandolinist who is known as the Father of Bluegrass. In 1970 he was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

He was married to Carolyn Monroe and sometimes performed with his brother Charlie.



“I’m a farmer with a mandolin and a high tenor voice.” (Bill Monroe)


“Practice every time you get a chance.” (Bill Monroe)


“Bluegrass is wonderful music. I’m glad I originated it.” (Bill Monroe)


“I was determined to carve out a music of my own. I didn’t want to copy anybody.” (Bill Monroe)


“Country music belongs to America.” (Bill Monroe)