Joe Henderson’s Death: Cause, Place, Age, and More!

Joe Henderson Died

The saxophonist Joe Henderson passed away at age 64, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Saxophonist who played the memorable solo on Horace Silver’s “Song for My Father,” and worked with the greatest artists of his day.

Following the advice of a hometown musician, he grew up listening to records by Stan Getz, Charlie Parker, and Lester Young.

After singing on the influential Blue Note label, he briefly collaborated on music with Miles Davis, though none of it was recorded.

How did Joe Henderson die?

Congestive Heart Failure caused Joe Henderson's death in 2001.

Joe Henderson, one of the great jazz saxophonists and a composer who wrote a handful of tunes known by almost every jazz student, died on Saturday in San Francisco. He was 64 and lived in San Francisco. The cause was heart failure after a long struggle with emphysema, The Associated Press reported.

Information about the death of Joe Henderson
Cause of deathCongestive Heart Failure
Age of death64 years
BirthdayApril 24, 1937
Death dateJune 30, 2001
Place of deathSan Francisco, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


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