Fletcher Henderson’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 18, 1897

Death Date

Dec 29, 1952

Age of Death

55 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Dec 29, 1952



The pianist Fletcher Henderson died at the age of 55. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Influential musician who contributed greatly to the evolution of big band jazz and swing music in the United States.

He was the older brother of multifaceted jazz pianist Horace Henderson, who accompanied Billie Holiday and Lena Horne throughout his career.