How Did Eric Carr Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Eric Carr Died

The drummer Eric Carr passed away at age 41, too young.

Biography - A Short Wiki

American musician best known as one of the drummers for the glam rock band KISS. He replaced Peter Criss, the original drummer for the band.

He attended the High School of Art and Design in New York City. He played with a lot of local groups, including The Cellarmen.

He was a fan of Ringo Starr.

How did Eric Carr die?

Heart cancer caused Eric Carr's death in 1991.

He remained a member of Kiss until his death from heart cancer on November 24, 1991, at the age of 41. New York City, U.S. New York City, U.S.

Information about the death of Eric Carr
Cause of deathHeart cancer
Age of death41 years
BirthdayJuly 12, 1950
Death dateNovember 24, 1991
Place of deathNew York, New York, United States
Place of burialCedar Hill Cemetery & Mausoleum, New York, United States


"When I was a kid, I went through a lot of musical phases, and one was when I'd learn everything that The Beatles ever recorded. After I started drums, I fell in love with their music so much that I just wanted to learn everything."

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"I was in one bar band from 1965 to '69, then I was in another one from 1970 to '79 - a 9-year bar band!"

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"I wished that I could have been down there because Paul actually wanted me to do the tour with him, but then he realized that it just wouldn't be right. It wouldn't be a solo tour anymore. It would look like just half of KISS."

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"You know, who cares about seeing the girls when everybody wants to see the band. That's what's important, KISS is important. I think we look great, and the attitude is there, and I'm real happy with it."

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"Yup, the toilet is my best friend before a show."

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