Lead Belly Death Cause and Date

Lead Belly's Death

Born (Birthday) January 20, 1888

Death Date December 6, 1949

Age of Death 61 years

Cause of Death Lou Gehrig's Disease

Profession Guitarist

The guitarist Lead Belly died at the age of 61. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Folk and blues guitarist who played a twelve-string and released the hit songs “Black Betty” and “Ain’t Gonna Study War No More.”

His parents were named Sallie Brown and Wesley Ledbetter. He had an older sister named Australia.