Charlie Parker Death Cause and Date

Charlie Parker’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) August 29, 1920

Death Date March 12, 1955

Age of Death 34 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Place of Death 995 Fifth Avenue, New York, United States

Profession Saxophonist

The saxophonist Charlie Parker died at the age of 34. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Jazz saxophonist known for his solo improvisations. He is considered one of the founders of the genre of bebop. He was often referred to by his fans as “Yardbird.”

He married Chan Parker in 1950 and they raised two children together.

Quotes

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“Every time I hear a recording I’ve made, I hear all kinds of things I could improve or things I should have done. There’s always so much more to be done in music. It’s so vast.” (Charlie Parker)

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“Don’t play the saxophone. Let it play you.” (Charlie Parker)

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“Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom.” (Charlie Parker)

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“If you don’t live it, it won’t come out your horn.” (Charlie Parker)

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“You’ve got to learn your instrument. Then, you practice, practice, practice. And then, when you finally get up there on the bandstand, forget all that and just wail.” (Charlie Parker)

Charlie Parker Death Cause and Date