Sam Cooke’s Death – Cause and Date

  • Sam Cooke

Born (Birthday) January 22, 1931

Death Date December 11, 1964

Age of Death 33 years

Cause of Death Gunshot Wound

Place of Death Los Angeles, California, United States

Profession Soul Singer

The soul singer Sam Cooke died at the age of 33. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Singer-songwriter and entrepreneur who sang “A Change is Gonna Come,” “Wonderful World,” and “You Send Me.”

He married Dolores Mohawk in October 19, 1953 and then later remarried to Barbara Campbell on October 9, 1959.



“I’m gonna sing, and I’m going to make me a lot of money.” (Sam Cooke)

Sam Cooke