John Hartford’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 30, 1937

Death Date

Jun 4, 2001

Age of Death

63 years

Cause of Death

Cancer

Profession

Songwriter

The songwriter John Hartford died at the age of 63. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Grammy Award-winning musician known for playing the fiddle and banjo, as well as for his quirky and witty lyrics.

He was born in New York City to Carl and Mary Harford.

John Hartford, a versatile musician known for mastering banjo, playing violin, performing comedy on television and writing one of country music’s most recorded songs, ”Gentle on My Mind,” died on Monday at the Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. He was 63. The cause was cancer, said Marie Hartford, his wife.

Quotes

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You read about somebody, and it doesn’t really matter whether or not they really exist – the point is that you get into them like real characters.

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Time is the most important thing there is. That is the only element that you can’t withdraw from the situation and still have the situation exist. Everything depends on time.

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After you start learning all about the mechanics of piloting a riverboat, you stop seeing all the pretty sunsets and you start thinking about the weather.

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I’m like a child trying to do everything, say everything and be everything all at once.

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The whole universe is based on rhythms. Everything happens in circles, in spirals.