Nick Drake’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jun 19, 1948

Death Date

Nov 25, 1974

Age of Death

26 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Nov 25, 1974


Folk Singer

The folk singer Nick Drake died at the age of 26. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

English folk singer-songwriter who posthumously gained fame for songs like “Pink Moon” and “Black Eyed Dog.”

He has a sister named Gabrielle.



“I’ve been getting into Nick Drake lately, the folk singer. Sad, gorgeous stuff.” (Anthony Doerr)


“I grew up listening to Nick Drake. Without him, I would not write music – and ‘Pink Moon’ is my favourite LP.” (Gabrielle Aplin)


“I listen to Radio 4 and put the iPod on shuffle. I like the randomness of, say, the Stones, then something from Nina Simone, Nick Drake or Bob Dylan.” (Catherine McCormack)


“My big influences are Joni Mitchell, and a lot of classical and Indian music, as well as Nina Simone and the personal blues and jazz of Billie Holiday. Other influences for me include Bjork, Nick Drake, and Sufjan Stevens.” (Yael Naim)