Soul Singer

Minnie Riperton – Cause of Death, Age, Date, and Facts

The soul singer Minnie Riperton passed away at age 31, 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 Minnie Riperton and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American singer-songwriter best known for her five-octave vocal range. Her biggest hit was her 1975 single “Lovin’ You.”

From her childhood days she studied music and drama at Chicago’s Lincoln Center and by her teenage years, she was performing in a local girl group.

She was already in semi-retirement when a farsighted college intern brought her to Epic Records and convinced her to release an album.

She had two children with husband and musician Richard Rudolph; her daughter Maya was a cast member of SNL. She also had a son, Marc. 

Her song “Lovin’ You” became a test for aspiring singers: Leona Lewis covered it at age fifteen, as did one of the 2012 contestants on The X Factor.

How did Minnie Riperton die?

Information about the death of Minnie Riperton
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death31 years
ProfessionSoul Singer
Death dateJuly 12, 1979
Place of deathCedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialN/A