Charlie Byrd, R.I.P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The guitarist Charlie Byrd passed away at age 74, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Charlie Byrd and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Jazz musician and fingerstyle guitarist who helped bring Brazilian bossa nova music to the American mainstream.

He studied jazz theory and composition at the Harnett National Music School in Manhattan.

He saw combat in World War II.

How did Charlie Byrd die?

Charlie Byrd's death was caused by cancer.

Charlie Byrd, the classically trained jazz guitar virtuoso who was a fixture on the Washington music scene for nearly 50 years and who helped introduce bossa nova to the United States, died of cancer yesterday at his home in Annapolis. He was 74.

Information about the death of Charlie Byrd
Cause of deathCancer
Age of death74 years
BirthdaySeptember 16, 1925
Death dateDecember 2, 1999
Place of deathAnnapolis, Maryland, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Charlie Byrd

"The guitar chose me."

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"A musician has to find a way to make his music mean something special - spiritually or however you can."

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"A person should design the way he makes a living around how he wishes to make a life."

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"That jam was so much fun that by the end of the tour, we just jammed on all of the songs."

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"We would play, then they would play a set, then we would jam on the last song."

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