How Did Gene Pitney Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Gene Pitney death

The rock singer Gene Pitney passed away at age 66, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Known for hits like “Rubber Ball,” “He’s a Rebel,” and “Hello Mary Lou.” He had 16 Top 40 hits and continued charting after the British Invasion.

He married wife Lynee. The couple had three sons together.

How did Gene Pitney die?

Heart Attack caused Gene Pitney's death in 2006.

Information about the death of Gene Pitney
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death66 years
ProfessionRock Singer
BirthdayFebruary 17, 1940
Death dateApril 5, 2006
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


I always feel that it’s great when you can be happy when you’re by yourself. That’s not a bad thing.

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People tell me all the time that I must be so sad. I never was. It’s just the way I sing.

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I’m a performer. I’ve tried everything there is.

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Let’s say I’m not feeling well, and somebody would say to me, ‘Just do an easy show, just go out and do a light…’ – I can’t! I cannot do that kind of a show. I have to still put 150 percent into it, and it’s funny: it’s so healing to do that.

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I was just different. When the other kids gravitated to football or basketball, I went fishing and skating. I was into trapping animals, pheasants and squirrels. Not only was I trapper, I was a taxidermist.

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