Elmo Hope Death Cause and Date

Elmo Hope's Death

Born (Birthday) June 27, 1923

Death Date May 19, 1967

Age of Death 43 years

Cause of Death Heart Failure

Profession Pianist

The pianist Elmo Hope died at the age of 43. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Jazz artist known for his individualistic approach, specializing mainly in the bop and hard-bop genres. He struggled with drugs his entire life.

He married pianist Bertha Rosamond, who was a sometimes collaborator. She continued to advocate for his legacy following his death.