Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 3, 1954

Death Date

August 27, 1990

Age of Death

35 years

Cause of Death

Helicopter Crash



The guitarist Stevie Ray died at the age of 35. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Texas blues guitar legend known for being the leader and co-founder of the band Double Trouble as well as for his solo work.

He married Lenora “Lenny” Bailey on December 20, 1979 and they divorced in 1988.



“Some of us can be examples about going ahead and growing, and some of us, unfortunately, don’t make it there, and end up being examples because they had to die. I hit rock bottom, but thank God my bottom wasn’t death.” (Stevie Ray Vaughan)


“The way people come into your life when you need them, it’s wonderful and it happens in so many ways. It’s like having an angel. Somebody comes along and helps you get right.” (Stevie Ray Vaughan)


“I was taught to think the next week or month or year will only get better than it is today. So I just keep waiting to see how great it will get!” (Stevie Ray Vaughan)


“I wanted to play saxophone, but all I could get were a few squeaks.” (Stevie Ray Vaughan)


“So, my big brother was playing guitar and I figured I’d try it too.” (Stevie Ray Vaughan)