Syd Barrett’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)


Death Date

July 7, 2006

Age of Death

60 years

Cause of Death

Pancreatic Cancer


Rock Singer

The rock singer Syd Barrett died at the age of 60. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

One of the founders of the experimental rock band Pink Floyd who pursued a solo career fraught with drug addiction and loneliness.

Barrett was born as the third of five children to Arthur Max Barrett and Winifred. His father was a pathologist.



“I don’t think I’m easy to talk about. I’ve got a very irregular head. And I’m not anything that you think I am anyway.” (Syd Barrett)


“I think young people should have a lot of fun. But I never seem to have any.” (Syd Barrett)


“I wasn’t always this introverted.” (Syd Barrett)


“I’d like to be rich. I’d like a lot of money to put into my physicals and to buy food for all my friends.” (Syd Barrett)


“I’m sorry I can’t speak very coherently.” (Syd Barrett)