Bobby Hebb

Bobby Hebb's Death

Born (Birthday) July 26, 1938

Death Date August 3, 2010

Age of Death 72 years

Cause of Death Lung Cancer

Profession R&B Singer

The R&B singer Bobby Hebb died at the age of 72. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Singer-songwriter whose hit “Sunny” climbed the charts in the U.S., sold more than one million copies, and has been covered by countless artists.

He performed on a country TV show, which earned him an invitation to play with Roy Acuff, the star of the Grand Ole Opry.

He recorded “That’s All I Wanna Know” in 2005 after thirty-five years of silence.

Personal Life

Both his mother and father were blind musicians and he started out performing in a dance group with his brother at the age of three.

Among the artists who covered Hebb’s songs were Frankie Valli; he released two versions of “Sunny.”

How did Bobby Hebb die?

On August 3, 2010, Hebb died from lung cancer while being treated at TriStar Centennial Medical Center, located in Nashville. He is interred at Nashville’s Spring Hill Cemetery.