Ian Curtis’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) July 15, 1956

Death Date May 18, 1980

Age of Death 23 years

Cause of Death Suicide

Profession Punk Singer

The punk singer Ian Curtis died at the age of 23. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Lead vocalist and songwriter for the post-punk band Joy Division, the group that released the songs “She’s Lost Control” and “Transmission.” 

He married his high school friend, Deborah Woodruff, on August 23, 1975; his daughter, Natalie, was born on April 16, 1979.



“A poetic, sensitive, tortured soul, the Ian Curtis of the myth – he was definitely that.” (Peter Hook)

Ian Curtis Death Cause and Date

“I was very good friends with Ian Curtis from Joy Division. In fact, I was the last person he spoke with before he died.” (Genesis P-Orridge)

Ian Curtis Death Cause and Date

“We looked at Ian Curtis from the band Joy Division. He was a very ultra cool, non-expressive character. Cutler is confident, but people sometimes mask their insecurities with confidence.” (Andrew Gower)

Ian Curtis Death Cause and Date