How Did Luther Vandross Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Luther Vandross death

The r&b singer Luther Vandross passed away at age 54, too young.

Biography - A Short Wiki

R&B and soul singer-songwriter who recorded “Dance With My Father” in 2003, as well as “Never Too Much” and “Always and Forever.” He led the group Change in the late 1970s.

He was born the youngest of four children to Mary and his father, Luther Sr.

How did Luther Vandross die?

Heart Attack caused Luther Vandross' death in 2005.

Information about the death of Luther Vandross
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death54 years
ProfessionR&b Singer
BirthdayApril 20, 1951
Death dateJuly 1, 2005
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


I’d like to be remembered as a premier singer of songs, not just a popular act of a given period.

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All through school, I was losing hundreds of pounds in school, so that’s a journey – that’s an old journey. I’m tired of that. I know that road.

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The best part is still ahead of me – I haven’t experienced my ‘good old days’ yet.

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I feel a sense of sadness and joy. Mostly sadness though about what I’ve experienced and sadness about what others have experienced in reference to the stroke.

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When I was larger, people said I was fat. Now that I’ve lost weight, they say I died.

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