How David Tudor Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

David Tudor reached the respectable age of 70 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous pianist.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Pioneer of experimental music who became a leader in avant-garde piano music and laid the foundation for some of the 20th century’s most radical music.

He was among the first to perform works by Pierre Boulez, Morton Feldman, Earle Brown, and La Monte Young.

He founded India’s first electronic music studio in 1969. It was located in Ahmedabad’s National Institute of Design.

He was incredibly private and secretive, rarely speaking of his family. When this was mentioned to his older sister Joy Nemiroff by one of his acquaintances, she said, “Remember, I grew up with him,” with great amusement.

He premiered John Cage’s 4’33” as well as many other Cage originals.

How did David Tudor die?

Information about the death of David Tudor
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death70 years
BirthdayJanuary 20, 1926
Death dateAugust 13, 1996
Place of deathTomkins Cove, New York, United States
Place of burialN/A


Most electronic equipment uses the principle of amplification. You need filters, modulators and mixing equipment which have gain stages. By piling these components up, I was able to work without any sound generators and I made several pieces in that manner.

David Tudor

I persist in performing.

David Tudor

If you put yourself in a situation of unpredictability and then find that it’s completely possible to accept it, then you become an observer.

David Tudor

Loudspeakers should be made to be destroyed and… disposable.

David Tudor

I’ve never been able to arouse any interest in myself for digitally produced sound, and so the computer turns me off.

David Tudor