Utah Phillips’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 15, 1935

Death Date

May 23, 2008

Age of Death

73 years

Cause of Death

N/A

Place of Death

May 23, 2008

Profession

Folk Singer

The folk singer Utah Phillips died at the age of 73. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Folk musician known for Goodnight-Loving Trail and Daddy, What’s a Train? He was called the Golden Voice of the Great Southwest.

He was the son of labor organizer Edwin Deroger Phillips and Frances Kathleen Coates.

Quotes

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“It is better to be likable than to be talented.” (Utah Phillips)

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“It’s nice to know there are some things in early 21st-century post-industrial culture that don’t change very fast. I am one of those.” (Utah Phillips)

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“I don’t need fame and I don’t need power and I don’t need wealth. I’m in need of friends, which I have found in abundance.” (Utah Phillips)

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“What I really learned in the army was how to be a pacifist.” (Utah Phillips)

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“I tramped. When I was on the freight trains, I wasn’t looking for work. I was looking to go from place to place without paying any money.” (Utah Phillips)