How Did Billy Preston Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Billy Preston death

The soul singer Billy Preston passed away at age 59, too young.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Soul and funk singer who released “Outa-Space” and “Nothing from Nothing” and played the keyboard for The Beatles on “Let It Be” in 1970.

He grew up with his mother and sister after his parent’s divorce. His mother worked as a secretary at a funeral home and as a church musician.

How did Billy Preston die?

Kidney Failure caused Billy Preston's death in 2006.

Information about the death of Billy Preston
Cause of deathKidney Failure
Age of death59 years
ProfessionSoul Singer
BirthdaySeptember 2, 1946
Death dateJune 6, 2006
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


I do believe that God has his hands on me and that he has work for me to do.

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I’m playing with Bonnie Raitt. I don’t have to sing it. I just have to play it. That’s cool.

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I had been inspired by an organ player named Earl Grant, who played organ and piano together. My mom took me to see him. So I went home, put my piano and organ together, too.

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The Beatles did treat me as a member of the group. And that was a great honor, you know?

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I would never do anything to hurt anybody, especially if they’re helping me. I’m not that kind of person.

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