How Jim Carroll Died: Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!
Jim Carroll reached the not so modest age of 60 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous autobiographer.
Biography - A Short Wiki
An American author, spoken-word poet and musician, he is best known for his autobiographical work, The Basketball Diaries. He published a second memoir, Forced Entries: The Downtown Diaries 1971-1973, in 1987.
He was born into a working-class, Irish-American family. In 1963, he earned a scholarship to the prestigious Trinity School in New York City.
How did Jim Carroll die?
Jim Carroll's death was caused by Heart Attack.
|Cause of death||Heart Attack|
|Age of death||60 years|
|Birthday||August 1, 1949|
|Death date||September 11, 2009|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
I once said a poet has the right to sing as loudly and vocally as he wants to. Most poets should face a rock n’ roll audience for one night to keep them honest.Jim Carroll
I was always the young guy. And when you’re successful when you’re young, it leads to an arrested adolescence or something, y’know.Jim Carroll
I need a consistency of my moods if there is to be any consistency in my style. I can’t attempt to write always in the hollow flux of desperation and incipient terror.Jim Carroll
It’s always been the same, growing up in Manhattan… the idea of living within a giant archer’s target… for use by the bad Russia bowman with the atomic arrows.Jim Carroll
Poetry can unleash a terrible fear. I suppose it is the fear of possibilities, too many possibilities, each with its own endless set of variations… With basketball, you can correct your own mistakes, immediately and beautifully, in midair.Jim Carroll