How Did Don Cornelius Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Don Cornelius death

The TV show host Don Cornelius passed away at age 75, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Creator and original host of Soul Train, a syndicated music program that aired for over three decades. He began the program in 1970 on Chicago’s WCIU-TV station.

His first marriage, to Delores Harrison, produced two sons: Anthony and Raymond.

How did Don Cornelius die?

Suicide caused Don Cornelius' death in 2012.

Information about the death of Don Cornelius
Cause of deathSuicide
Age of death75 years
ProfessionTv Show Host
BirthdaySeptember 27, 1936
Death dateFebruary 1, 2012
Place of deathCedars-Sinai Medical Records Office, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialCremated, Ashes given to family or friend


I figured as long as the music stayed hot and important and good, that there would always be a reason for ‘Soul Train.’

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Blacks on prime-time TV are only portrayed as comedians – and often in no better a light than ‘Amos & Andy.’

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Who’s more important than Diana Ross?

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Nobody really invents anything that hasn’t been done before.

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It’s always a pleasure to find something that matters.

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