Teddy Pendergrass’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Mar 26, 1950

Death Date

January 13, 2010

Age of Death

59 years

Cause of Death

Respiratory Insufficiency


R&b Singer

The r&b singer Teddy Pendergrass died at the age of 59. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

R&B and singer-songwriter best known as the lead singer in the group Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes. He was nominated for five Grammy Awards, including for his hit song “Close the Door.”

He married Karen Still in July 1987, but they divorced in 2002. He remarried Joan Williams in 2006.



“If you can’t move the audience, they don’t want you.” (Teddy Pendergrass)


“The majority of my audience has always been women.” (Teddy Pendergrass)


“Nothing in my songs is disrespective.” (Teddy Pendergrass)