Norman Dello Joio’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 24, 1913

Death Date

Jul 24, 2008

Age of Death

95 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Jul 24, 2008



The composer Norman Dello Joio died at the age of 95. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Pulitzer Prize winner for “Meditations on Ecclesiastes” in 1957. He won an Emmy for “The Louvre,” a 1964 NBC special.

His son Norman became an American Olympic medalist in equestrian and his other son Justin became a composer. His godfather was Pietro Yon, longtime organist of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral.

He was 95. He died of natural causes, according to his son Justin Dello Joio, who also is a composer. Much of Norman Dello Joio’s repertoire was inspired by sacred scripture, religious poetry and the lives of Christian saints.