Bud Shank’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 27, 1926

Death Date

Apr 2, 2009

Age of Death

82 years

Cause of Death

Pulmonary Embolism

Place of Death

Apr 2, 2009


Flute Player

The flute player Bud Shank died at the age of 82. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Flautist who performed the alto flute solo on The Mamas & The Papas song “California Dreamin’.” He was also a member of the Innovations in Modern Music Orchestra, led by Stan Kenton.

He was married to his wife Linda Shank until his death.