John Martyn cause of death

John Martyn’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday) September 11, 1948

Death Date January 29, 2009

Age of Death 60 years

Cause of Death acute respiratory distress syndrome

Profession Guitarist

The guitarist John Martyn died at the age of 60. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Singer, songwriter, and guitarist who has collaborated with artists like Phil Collins and David Gilmour.

He began working professionally as a musician in the mid-1960s.

He was born Iain David McGeachy.

Personal Life

His parents were both opera singers.

He was a frequent collaborator with Eric Clapton.

How did John Martyn die?

Martyn died on 29 January 2009, at a hospital in Thomastown, County Kilkenny, Ireland, from acute respiratory distress syndrome. He had been living in Thomastown with his partner Theresa Walsh. Martyn’s health was affected by his life-long abuse of drugs and alcohol.