How Don Cornelius Died, Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Don Cornelius reached the respectable age of 75 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Tv Show Host.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Creator and original host of Soul Train, a syndicated music program that aired for over three decades. He began the program in 1970 on Chicago’s WCIU-TV station.

His first marriage, to Delores Harrison, produced two sons: Anthony and Raymond.

How did Don Cornelius die?

Don Cornelius' death was caused by Suicide.

Information about the death of Don Cornelius
Cause of deathSuicide
Age of death75 years
ProfessionTv Show Host
BirthdaySeptember 27, 1936
Death dateFebruary 1, 2012
Place of deathCedars-Sinai Medical Records Office, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialCremated, Ashes given to family or friend

Quotes

The ’70s and ’80s were just the period during which the best soul music was created and the best records were done.

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There were three great child singing stars: Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder and Jackie Washington.

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I was never exposed to a great deal of racism, but the Chicago I grew up in was very, very segregated.

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Who’s more important than Diana Ross?

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The ‘Soul Train’ legacy and brand are of the utmost importance to me and to ‘Soul Train’s’ millions of fans. After years of offers, I feel the time is now finally right to pass the torch.

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