Ella Fitzgerald’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 25, 1917

Death Date

June 15, 1996

Age of Death

79 years

Cause of Death



Jazz Singer

The jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald died at the age of 79. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

The Queen of Jazz who won thirteen Grammy Awards and became a legend for singing “Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall” and “I’m Making Believe.”

She married Benjamin Kornegay on December 26, 1941 and, after their annulment in 1943, she married Ray Brown on December 10, 1947.



“It isn’t where you came from, its where you’re going that counts.” (Ella Fitzgerald)


“The only thing better than singing is more singing.” (Ella Fitzgerald)


“I stole everything I ever heard, but mostly I stole from the horns.” (Ella Fitzgerald)


“I’m very shy, and I shy away from people. But the moment I hit the stage, it’s a different feeling I get nerve from somewhere; maybe it’s because it’s something I love to do.” (Ella Fitzgerald)


“Did I do all right?” (Ella Fitzgerald)