Ernest Ball’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jul 22, 1878

Death Date

May 3, 1927

Age of Death

48 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

May 3, 1927



The composer Ernest Ball died at the age of 48. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Best known for composing the song When Irish Eyes Are Smiling in 1912 even though he was not of Irish heritage.

His life was dramatized in Irish Eyes Are Smiling from 1944, starring Dick Haymes and June Haver.