Neil Innes cause of death

Neil Innes' Death

Born (Birthday) December 9, 1944

Death Date December 29, 2019

Age of Death 75 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Profession Comedian

The comedian Neil Innes died at the age of 75. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Comedic performer known for helping to create the avant-garde comedy musical group Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band. He frequently collaborated with Monty Python and was a major part of The Beatles parody band The Rutles.

He attended Goldsmith’s college, where he studied drama and met his future wife.

His hit song, “I’m the Urban Spaceman,” was produced by Paul McCartney and was featured in The Beatles’ film Magical Mystery Tour.

Personal Life

He had three children with his wife Yvonne Catherine Hilton.

He wrote sketches for the TV series Monty Python’s Flying Circus along with Douglas Adams.

How did Neil Innes die?

Innes died of a heart attack on 29 December 2019 at Montcuq, Lot, France, where he had lived for several years. Fellow entertainers, including John Cleese and Stephen Fry, paid tribute to him. The League of Gentlemen star Mark Gatiss also paid tribute to Innes.

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"Eric Clapton always wanted to come out onstage with a stuffed parrot on his shoulder."

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"But I remember we sold nearly 18,000 records in one day."

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"But we used to go to flea markets and things, and look for old 78 records that had silly song titles."

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"Because Larry, by then, was a drummer, who would sort of get bored and tired, and rather stand up and blow kisses to people. So we needed the bass to sort of drive along."

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"I mean in recent years, I think you've only got to sell thirty or forty thousand to get a #1."

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