Sandy Nelson’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

December 1, 1938

Death Date

February 14, 2022

Age of Death

83 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States



The drummer Sandy Nelson died at the age of 83. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Drummer who wrote the song “Teen Beat,” which made it to #4 on the Billboard charts and who released more than thirty albums.

He was in a band called The Renegades.

He was in a band called Sandy Nelson and the Sin City Termites.

He grew up in Santa Monica, California.

He worked on a song called “To Know Him is to Love Him,” produced by Phil Spector.

How did Sandy Nelson die?

Sandy Nelson, one of the few musicians in pop history to score Top 10 hits as a drummer — something he did early in a career that included more than 30 albums — died on Feb. 14 at a hospice center in Las Vegas. He was 83. His son, Joshua Nelson Straume, said the cause was complications of a stroke that Mr.