Jerry Garcia’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 1, 1942

Death Date

August 9, 1995

Age of Death

53 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack


Rock Singer

The rock singer Jerry Garcia died at the age of 53. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

The guiding force of the Grateful Dead during their thirty-year career who was ranked the thirteenth-greatest guitarist of all time by Rolling Stone magazine.

He got married to Sara Ruppenthal on April 27, 1963, then to Carolyn Adams on December 31, 1981, and finally to Deborah Koons on February 14, 1994. He had four daughters.



“I mean, whatever kills you kills you, and your death is authentic no matter how you die.” (Jerry Garcia)


“For me, the lame part of the Sixties was the political part, the social part. The real part was the spiritual part.” (Jerry Garcia)


“Yeah, I think we have to. If we want our shows to be – if we want the quality of the shows to be good, and we want the energy to be high, and if we want to be in good enough physical shape to do them, and not exhaust ourselves on the road, and not get stale, we have to pace.” (Jerry Garcia)


“So we are pretty convinced we don’t want to play huge stadiums unless we can play them well.” (Jerry Garcia)


“Stuff that’s hidden and murky and ambiguous is scary because you don’t know what it does.” (Jerry Garcia)