Rock Singer

Jeff Buckley, R. I. P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The rock singer Jeff Buckley passed away at age 30, this age of death has to be considered too young. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Jeff Buckley and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Alternative rock musician who drowned in 1997. His only studio album, Grace, was released in 1994.

He played classical cello and piano as a child, later becoming a session musician before striking out on his own.

He was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1998 for “Everybody Here Wants You” and was nominated for an MTV Video Music Award in 1995 for “Last Goodbye.”

How did Jeff Buckley die?

Jeff Buckley's death was caused by drowning.

On June 4, passengers on the American Queen riverboat spotted his body in the Wolf River, caught in some branches. Buckley’s autopsy showed no signs of drugs or alcohol in his system, and the death was ruled an accidental drowning.

Information about the death of Jeff Buckley
Cause of deathDrowning
Age of death30 years
ProfessionRock Singer
BirthdayNovember 17, 1966
Death dateMay 29, 1997
Place of deathMemphis, Tennessee, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Jeff Buckley

"There are thousands of great artists that wouldn't be doing the same kind of work if there were no music business machine. The ones who are popular would be doing much different work, too. Michael Bolton would be pumping gas."

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"I want to be ripped apart by music. I want it to be something that feeds and replenishes, or that totally sucks the life out of you. I want to be dashed against the rocks."

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"Thinking so hard on her soft eyes and memories of the signs that it's over. It's over."

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"I don't choose the songs; the songs choose me."

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"Maybe someday, I'll just make, like, a complete on-demand record that everybody wants to hear. But that would be impossible and, also, I just changed my mind. I don't think I'll ever do that."

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