Erroll Garner cause of death

Erroll Garner’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) June 15, 1923

Death Date January 2, 1977

Age of Death 53 years

Cause of Death N/A

Profession Pianist

The pianist Erroll Garner died at the age of 53. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Jazz artist known for his 1955 ballad Misty, which became a jazz standard and had lyrics added by Johnny Burke.

He taught himself to play piano and never learned to read music. He first appeared on KDKA radio in Pittsburgh with the Candy Kids when he was seven.

He was so short, coming in at 5’2″, that he had to sit on several telephone directories when he was performing.

Personal Life

His older brother, Linton S. Garner, also became a composer.

He was rumored to be Johnny Carson’s favorite jazz artist, leading to many Tonight Show appearances.

How did Erroll Garner die?

Garner died of cardiac arrest related to emphysema on January 2, 1977, aged 55. He is buried in Pittsburgh’s Homewood Cemetery.