How Did Daniel Johnston Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Daniel Johnston death

The folk singer Daniel Johnston passed away at age 58, too young.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Singer-songwriter featured in the documentary The Devil and Daniel Johnston. He was known for his emotional and intense lyrics in songs such as “True Love Will Find You in the End” and “Walking the Cow.”

He briefly attended Kent State University before pursuing a music career.

How did Daniel Johnston die?

Heart Attack caused Daniel Johnston's death in 2019.

Information about the death of Daniel Johnston
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death58 years
ProfessionFolk Singer
BirthdayJanuary 22, 1961
Death dateSeptember 11, 2019
Place of deathWaller, Texas, United States
Place of burialMagnolia Cemetery, Katy, Texas, United States


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