Bob Wills' Death

Born (Birthday) March 6, 1905

Death Date May 13, 1975

Age of Death 70 years

Cause of Death Bronchopneumonia

Place of Death Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Profession Guitarist

The guitarist Bob Wills died at the age of 70. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Western swing musician with the Texas Playboys band who inspired generations of country musicians.

He was born near Kosse, Texas, inheriting his love of music and his ability from his father and grandfather.

How did Bob Wills die?

Bob Wills died on May 13, 1975, and was buried in Memorial Park in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

The western swing pioneer has continued to receive accolades after his death. His “New San Antonio Rose” was honored with a Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 1998.





“Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys are simply the best band that ever was.” (George Strait)

Bob Wills Death Cause and Date

“I’m from the Bob Wills and the Little Richard school of music. Bob Wills did what the hell he thought, Little Richard did what he thought, and those were my big influences.” (Buck Owens)

Bob Wills Death Cause and Date