Marvin Gaye’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Apr 2, 1939

Death Date

Apr 1, 1984

Age of Death

44 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Apr 1, 1984


Soul Singer

The soul singer Marvin Gaye died at the age of 44. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Soulful Motown icon who gained fame for the 1966 song “I Heard It Through the Grapevine.” He released the influential concept album What’s Going On in 1971.

He was born to Alberta Gay and Marvin Gay Sr. He added the “E” to the end of his last name early in his recording career. He married Anna Gordy Gaye on January 8, 1964 and, after their divorce on March 1977, he married Jane Gaye in October 1977. He had three children.



“It’s what makes you happy in life, and to pursue it, I think, is brave and a wonderful thing. I don’t care what people say. I just want to pursue what makes me happy.” (Marvin Gaye)


“Negotiation means getting the best of your opponent.” (Marvin Gaye)


“Marriage is miserable unless you find the right person that is your soulmate and that takes a lot of looking.” (Marvin Gaye)


“I think I’ve got a real love thing going. I love people, I love life, and I love nature, and I can’t see why other people can’t be like that.” (Marvin Gaye)


“If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.” (Marvin Gaye)