Miles Davis’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 26, 1926

Death Date

September 28, 1991

Age of Death

65 years

Cause of Death



Trumpet Player

The trumpet player Miles Davis died at the age of 65. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Jazz trumpeter and composer who broke long-held musical norms and helped popularize bebop and jazz fusion. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006, 15 years after his death.

He rode horses on his parents’ ranch in northern Arkansas. He married his third wife Cicely Tyson on November 26, 1981. He had four children: Cheryl, Miles IV, Gregory and Erin.



“When I’m playing, I’m never through. It’s unfinished. I like to find a place to leave for someone else to finish it. That’s where the high comes in.” (Miles Davis)


“I have to change. It’s like a curse.” (Miles Davis)


“I’m always thinking about creating. My future starts when I wake up every morning… Every day I find something creative to do with my life.” (Miles Davis)


“Sometimes you have to play a long time to be able to play like yourself.” (Miles Davis)


“You can dominate a game if you dominate on the line… We’re just going to have to go out there and work hard and blow people off the ball, and let our runners do what they do best.” (Miles Davis)