How Did Joe Strummer Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Joe Strummer death

The punk singer Joe Strummer passed away at age 50, too young.

Biography - A Short Wiki

English musician best known as the lead singer and founding member of punk rock band The Clash. With The Clash, he recorded such hits as “London Calling,” “Rock the Casbah,” and “Train in Vain.” He also had a lesser-known side project called The Mescaleros.

He had several relationships, including a green card marriage to Pamela Moolman, a South African citizen attempting to obtain British citizenship. He was married to Lucinda Tait from 1995 until his death.

How did Joe Strummer die?

Congenital Heart Disease caused Joe Strummer's death in 2002.

Information about the death of Joe Strummer
Cause of deathCongenital Heart Disease
Age of death50 years
ProfessionPunk Singer
BirthdayAugust 21, 1952
Death dateDecember 22, 2002
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


I found that I was just hopeless at school. It was just a total bore. First, I passed in art and English, and then just art. Then I passed out.

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I’m proud of all our records. Even the crap ones.

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All hippies around now just represent complete apathy.

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What I like about playing America is you can be pretty sure you’re not going to get hit with a full can of beer when you’re singing and I really enjoy that!

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Authority is supposedly grounded in wisdom, but I could see from a very early age that authority was only a system of control. And it didn’t have any inherent wisdom. I quickly realized that you either became a power or you were crushed.

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