Lorenzo Thomas’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 31, 1944

Death Date

Jul 4, 2005

Age of Death

60 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Jul 4, 2005



The poet Lorenzo Thomas died at the age of 60. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Panamanian-American poet and author whose best-known works include Chances are Few and Dancing on Main Street. He also made significant contributions to the field of African-American literary scholarship.

He was born in Panama, and his family immigrated to New York when he was four years old.

OBITUARY He was 60. Thomas died at the Texas Medical Center Hospice. Cause of death was emphysema, according to his companion, Karen Luik.