Walter Becker’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Feb 20, 1950

Death Date

Sep 3, 2017

Age of Death

67 years

Cause of Death

Esophageal Cancer

Place of Death

Sep 3, 2017



The guitarist Walter Becker died at the age of 67. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American guitarist, singer, and producer who was a founding member of the rock band Steely Dan. He has also worked as a music producer.

He was born and raised in Queens.



We are constantly competing with the monsters from the id.


There was a film called ‘FM,’ and we were asked to do the title song. And I said, ‘Does it have to have any specific words?’ And they said, ‘No, it just has to be about FM radio.’ It took a day or two to write.


Rock music is being systematically merged with fashion.


I think what television and video games do is reminiscent of drug addiction. There’s a measure of reinforcement and a behavioural loop.


I can never believe how much time and energy and money and talent and everything else is being poured into horrible ideas.