Hank Cochran cause of death

Hank Cochran’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) August 2, 1935

Death Date July 15, 2010

Age of Death 74 years

Cause of Death Pancreatic Cancer

Profession Country Singer

The country singer Hank Cochran died at the age of 74. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Prolific country songwriter for Patsy Cline and others who also had popular solo works.

He moved to Nashville to start writing songs in 1960 and right away scored a major hit with I Fall To Pieces, which Patsy Cline took to a Billboard Country #1.

He had Billboard Country Top 40 hits with Sally Was a Good Old Girl and country staple A Little Bitty Tear as a solo performer.

Personal Life

He was married to Jeannie Seely, who two years before their marriage won a Grammy Award with Don’t Touch Me, a song he had written.

His song A Little Bitty Tear was covered by Burl Ives, who took it all the way up to #10 on the Billboard Hot 100 list.

How did Hank Cochran die?

Cochran had surgery for pancreatic cancer in July 2008. In April 2010, he had a second surgery to remove and repair a grapefruit sized aortic aneurysm. Cochran’s health did not improve, and he died on July 15, 2010, at age 74.