Joey Ramone’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 19, 1951

Death Date

April 15, 2001

Age of Death

49 years

Cause of Death



Rock Singer

The rock singer Joey Ramone died at the age of 49. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Vocalist and guitarist who led the punk rock band The Ramones, known for songs like “Blitzkrieg Bop” and “I Wanna Be Sedated.”

He was born to parents Charlotte Mandell and Noel Hyman. He had two brothers, Mickey Leigh and bandmate Johnny Ramone. His childhood girlfriend, Linda, later married Johnny.



“The Ramones own the fountain of youth. Experiencing us is like having the fountain of youth.” (Joey Ramone)


“To me, punk is about being an individual and going against the grain and standing up and saying ‘This is who I am’.” (Joey Ramone)


“I enjoyed my life when I had nothing… and kinda like the idea of just being happy with me.” (Joey Ramone)


“To me, John Lennon and Elvis Presley were punks, because they made music that evoked those emotions in people.” (Joey Ramone)


“When I was a kid growing up in the ’60s, music was an outlet for enlightenment, frustration, rebellion. It was more about individualism. Today it’s just like a big business.” (Joey Ramone)