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.

Information about the death of Jim Carroll
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death60 years
ProfessionAutobiographer
BirthdayAugust 1, 1949
Death dateSeptember 11, 2009
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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