James Jamerson’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 29, 1936

Death Date

Aug 2, 1983

Age of Death

47 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Aug 2, 1983



The bassist James Jamerson died at the age of 47. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Bass player who was a member of the Funk Brothers and with the band, he received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2004.

He had three sons with his wife Anne.