How Did Ben E. King Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Ben E. King death

The soul singer Ben E. King passed away at age 76, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Known for his hit songs “Stand by Me,” “This Magic Moment,” and his ballad “Spanish Harlem,” among others. He founded the Stand By Me Foundation.

He married his wife Betty in 1964 and they later welcomed three children. He also had six grandchildren.

How did Ben E. King die?

Natural Causes caused Ben E. King's death in 2015.

Information about the death of Ben E. King
Cause of deathNatural Causes
Age of death76 years
ProfessionSoul Singer
BirthdaySeptember 28, 1938
Death dateApril 30, 2015
Place of deathHackensack University Medical Center Emergency Room, Hackensack, New Jersey, United States
Place of burialHackensack Cemetery, Hackensack, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA


Many times I’ve gone on tours with Paul Anka. He would have someone sitting behind him to keep people from even talking to him. You were almost in a little restricted area there.

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The industry now wants to be in charge of everything.

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Yeah. I’m amateurish. I can play enough to write a song, or strum on a little guitar to write out a song. But, I don’t play well at all. I wouldn’t even attempt for a second to play in public.

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It doesn’t take me long to write songs.

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One minute we can be in a small club, the next minute we can be in a coliseum, and the next minute we can be in a small auditorium. It varies, depending on the promoter, the budget, and the travelling distance.

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