Rosemary Clooney’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 23, 1928

Death Date

June 29, 2002

Age of Death

74 years

Cause of Death

Lung Cancer


Pop Singer

The pop singer Rosemary Clooney died at the age of 74. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Actress and singer who released many hit pop songs like “This Ole House” and “Tenderly” and starred in classic films like White Christmas.

She married Jose Ferrer on July 13, 1953 and later married Dante DiPaolo on November 7, 1997.



“I’ll keep working as long as I live because singing has taken on the feeling of joy that I had when I started, when my only responsibility was to sing well.” (Rosemary Clooney)


“So you see, you can’t do everything alone.” (Rosemary Clooney)


“I just would like to keep singing. As soon as I’m not singing well, I hope that I know it, so that I can get off the stage and leave what I have done. I hope I’ll know, and if I don’t, I hope somebody tells me.” (Rosemary Clooney)


“When Bob came through Cincinnati, he wanted a girl singer to be on his show. There was a local contest, and my sister and I entered, but Bob said, Gee, I wouldn’t break up the team.” (Rosemary Clooney)


“I remember Mitch Miller saying every week, This rock and roll stuff will never last. But one doesn’t like to bring that up to Mitch.” (Rosemary Clooney)