Celia Cruz’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 21, 1925

Death Date

July 16, 2003

Age of Death

77 years

Cause of Death



World Music Singer

The world music singer Celia Cruz died at the age of 77. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Afro-Cuban singer and dancer who was called the Queen of Salsa and who has won multiple awards for her salsa albums, including Grammy Awards for Best Salsa Album for La Negra Tiene Tumbao.

She married Pedro Knight on July 14, 1962.



“Singing is my life. It has always been my life. It will always be my life.” (Celia Cruz)


“I always clean before the cleaning lady comes. If not, when I come home, I can’t find anything. Cleaning ladies are always hiding things you leave out.” (Celia Cruz)


“You would give up your career if you lost your voice for good, or if the impresarios stopped calling, or the audiences stopped coming. But as long as those things are there, I don’t plan to stop. There is nothing that makes me feel better than to be with my public.” (Celia Cruz)


“If I don’t work, I’ll be sitting on the couch watching TV, eating popcorn and getting like a cow.” (Celia Cruz)