Joe Henderson – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The saxophonist Joe Henderson passed away at age 64, 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 Joe Henderson and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Saxophonist who played the memorable solo on Horace Silver’s “Song for My Father,” and worked with the greatest artists of his day.

Following the advice of a hometown musician, he grew up listening to records by Stan Getz, Charlie Parker, and Lester Young.

After singing on the influential Blue Note label, he briefly collaborated on music with Miles Davis, though none of it was recorded.

How did Joe Henderson die?

Joe Henderson's death was caused by congestive heart failure.

Joe Henderson, one of the great jazz saxophonists and a composer who wrote a handful of tunes known by almost every jazz student, died on Saturday in San Francisco. He was 64 and lived in San Francisco. The cause was heart failure after a long struggle with emphysema, The Associated Press reported.

Information about the death of Joe Henderson
Cause of deathCongestive Heart Failure
Age of death64 years
BirthdayApril 24, 1937
Death dateJune 30, 2001
Place of deathSan Francisco, California, United States
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by Joe Henderson

"When running to fill a time quota, however, the reverse happens. You can't make that time pass any faster by rushing, so you settle into a pace that feels right to you at the moment. Each minute above a quota is a little victory."

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"A lesser but still fundamental rule of racing is that you properly enter the event. Anyone who doesn't but still insists on running interferes with the paying customers."

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"These thieves defend themselves by saying, 'I was there all the time, and the officials missed me.' Favorite excuses for missing surveillance checkpoints: jacket covered the number took off the shirt with the number hidden in a crowd."

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"His name, Buzz, fits. He can buzz along at 40 miles an hour when his genetic memory moves him."

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"The Chip also reduces the damage done by bandits. They still steal drinks and cheers along the course, but no longer scramble the paying runners' results. No entry fee, no Chip, no time or place."

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