King Curtis’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Feb 7, 1934

Death Date

Apr 13, 1971

Age of Death

37 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Apr 13, 1971



The saxophonist King Curtis died at the age of 37. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Saxophone virtuoso who recorded in numerous styles, from jazz to soul. He was a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee in 2000.

He was raised in Fort Worth by an adoptive family. His sister was also adopted.