Phil Lynott’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 20, 1949

Death Date

Dec 4, 1986

Age of Death

37 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Dec 4, 1986


Rock Singer

The rock singer Phil Lynott died at the age of 37. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Irish vocalist and bassist who fronted the hard rock band Thin Lizzy. He also had a successful solo artist.

He married Caroline Crowther in 1980. The couple had two children, Sarah and Cathleen.



“You can know that the final show is coming up, and prepare yourself for it mentally, but when it finally occurs, it’s like a dream. You stand there feeling the love the audience has for you, and you think, ‘Is this really going to end?” (Phil Lynott)


“I tasted freedom and I really liked it.” (Phil Lynott)


“I look upon meself as… You take a band that’s made up of arms, legs, bodies… I happen to be the piece that talks. And does all that area of it, you know? I’m also very easy to recognize; the darkie in the middle jumping around with the guitar, you know. Dat boy’s got rhydm!!!” (Phil Lynott)