Daniel Johnston’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 22, 1961

Death Date

September 11, 2019

Age of Death

58 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack


Folk Singer

The folk singer Daniel Johnston died at the age of 58 . Below is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Singer-songwriter featured in the documentary The Devil and Daniel Johnston. He was known for his emotional and intense lyrics in songs such as “True Love Will Find You in the End” and “Walking the Cow.”

He briefly attended Kent State University before pursuing a music career.



“For the longest time I was afraid I’d have to keep on working at the factories. There was a steel mill and a pottery; if you didn’t go to college, you went to work in those places.” (Daniel Johnston)


“Most of the worst things said about me, I’ve said myself.” (Daniel Johnston)


“When I was a kid, I always thought that I’d be a comic book artist. It took a long time to start thinking that I could be a musician.” (Daniel Johnston)


“I wish I had never got manic depression. When I was in junior high, I didn’t know what was the matter with me. It was as if I’d died or something. Now that I go to a clinic and get the right kind of medicine, I am not as depressed as I used to be.” (Daniel Johnston)


“I like to tour, but I prefer to tour in the United States. If I go overseas, I tend to get into trouble.” (Daniel Johnston)