Leo Fender’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 10, 1909

Death Date

Mar 21, 1991

Age of Death

81 years

Cause of Death

Parkinson's Disease

Place of Death

Mar 21, 1991



The entrepreneur Leo Fender died at the age of 81. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Creator of the famous Fender brand of guitars. He also created the Music Man and G&L Musical Instruments companies.

His wife Esther died of cancer in 1979.



“Let there be bass.” (Leo Fender)


“I wonder if I could make an electric bass.” (Leo Fender)


“The design of each element should be thought out in order to be easy to make and easy to repair.” (Leo Fender)