Maria Cole Death Cause and Date

Maria Cole's Death

Born (Birthday) August 1, 1922

Death Date July 10, 2012

Age of Death 89 years

Cause of Death HIV/AIDS

Profession Family Member

The family member Maria Cole died at the age of 89. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Famous as the wife of singer Nat King Cole and the mother of vocalist Natalie Cole, she was a jazz musician in her own right. In her early years, she sang to the accompaniment of both Duke Ellington and Count Basie; she and Nat King Cole met during a shared vocal gig at the Zanzibar club.

With her second husband, Nat King Cole, she raised adopted children named Carole and Kelly and biological children named Natalie, Timolin, and Casey. Her first husband was Tuskegee Airman Spurgeon Ellington; her third marriage, following Nat King Cole’s death, was to screenwriter and producer Gary DeVore.