How Guy Warren Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Guy Warren reached the impressive age of 85 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Drummer.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Ghanaian musician who invented the musical genre of Afro-jazz and became known as The Divine Drummer.

He briefly attended Achimota College in Accra, but dropped out in 1942 and enlisted the following year in the U.S. Army’s Office of Strategic Services.

He co-founded The Tempos, the premiere African jazz band. In 1955, he traveled to Chicago to perform with the Gene Esposito Band; during this period, he also collaborated with Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, and other renowned jazz musicians.

He was married two times and fathered four sons and two daughters. Most of his children have pursued artistic careers, including his first son, who became a sculptor, painter, and carver.

His parents named him Warren Gamaliel Kpakpo Akwei after former American President, Warren G. Harding.

How did Guy Warren die?

Information about the death of Guy Warren
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death85 years
Death dateDecember 22, 2008
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A