Les Brown’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Mar 14, 1912

Death Date

January 4, 2001

Age of Death

88 years

Cause of Death

Lung Cancer


Jazz Singer

The jazz singer Les Brown died at the age of 88. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Bandleader and composer for the Band of Renown who recorded “Sentimental Journey” and “I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm.”

He was married to Gladys Knight from 1995 until 1997. He has a total of 10 children.



“Your smile will give you a positive countenance that will make people feel comfortable around you.” (Les Brown)


“In every day, there are 1,440 minutes. That means we have 1,440 daily opportunities to make a positive impact.” (Les Brown)


“Shoot for the moon and if you miss you will still be among the stars.” (Les Brown)


“Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life.” (Les Brown)


“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” (Les Brown)