Chris Cornell’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

May 17, 2017

Age of Death

52 years

Cause of Death



Rock Singer

The rock singer Chris Cornell died at the age of 52 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Singer with Soundgarden, the group known for songs like “Black Hole Sun” and “Rusty Cage,” who was also a successful solo artist and the frontman for Audioslave. 

He married Susan Silver in 1990. After their divorce in March 2004, he remarried Vicky Karayiannis in the same month. He had two daughters named Lillian and Toni and a son named Christopher.  



“I’ve always liked depressing music because a lot of times, listening to it when you’re down can actually make you feel less depressed. Also, even though a person may have problems with depression, sometimes you can actually be kind of comfortable in that space because you know how to operate within it.” (Chris Cornell)


“Once you sit in front of people and start playing songs, it’s all on you. No matter what happens, it’s entirely your responsibility the entire time. I like that intensity.” (Chris Cornell)


“When you become a parent, you leave a lot of things behind and refocus, maybe on how simple life really is and what few things there really are to worry about. And everything else can go by the wayside.” (Chris Cornell)


“The fans own the records and listen to them and love them. It becomes the soundtrack to some part of their lives, and we don’t control that. To me, that’s what’s exciting about what we do.” (Chris Cornell)


“I’m not usually in a talkative mode.” (Chris Cornell)