How Did Ric Ocasek Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Ric Ocasek death

The rock singer Ric Ocasek passed away at age 75, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Lead singer and guitarist for the rock band The Cars who also produced music and released solo work. The Cars are best known for their 1978 self-titled debut album, which sold over 6 million copies and features singles such as “Just What I Needed” and “Good Times Roll.” 

He had six children from his three marriages.

How did Ric Ocasek die?

Cardiovascular Disease caused Ric Ocasek's death in 2019.

Information about the death of Ric Ocasek
Cause of deathCardiovascular Disease
Age of death75 years
ProfessionRock Singer
BirthdayMarch 23, 1944
Death dateSeptember 15, 2019
Place of deathManhattan, New York, United States
Place of burialNine Partners Cemetery Millbrook, Dutchess County, New York, USA


I don’t think I’m an entertainer. I never think, ‘Wow, I can’t wait to get the crowd moving.’ Some of my favorite bands never moved an inch.

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They’re caught where there’s no way out or where you can’t see out. What are you going to do about it? I don’t have the answer. If I did there would be no insane asylums.

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I’ve been in a band, so I understand the politics. Sometimes the bass player doesn’t like what the guitar player is doing, and you have to sort of even that out.

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I didn’t feel like gymnastics were part of The Cars. I certainly philosophically didn’t want to prod the audience to react to anything. To me, it was more like negative theater. We didn’t really talk to the audience. I didn’t see that being a part of this band.

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Your high points and your low points. High points don’t last that long, it’s a high and it happens. It’s great at the moment but you really can’t live on it.

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