How Tom Petty Died, Date of Death, Age of Death, Birthday, and More!

Tom Petty reached the respectable age of 66 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous Rock Singer.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Frontman of rock group Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, known for hit tracks like “Free Fallin'” and “Last Dance With Mary Jane.”

He married Jane Benyo in 1974; after their divorce in 1996, he remarried Dana York in 2001. He had two daughters named Adria and Kimberly. 

How did Tom Petty die?

Tom Petty's death was caused by Accidental Drug Overdose.

Information about the death of Tom Petty
Cause of deathAccidental Drug Overdose
Age of death66 years
ProfessionRock Singer
BirthdayOctober 20, 1950
Death dateOctober 2, 2017
Place of deathUCLA Santa Monica Medical Center, Santa Monica, California, United States
Place of burialSelf Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine (Reservation required), Los Angeles, California, United States

Quotes

Go after what you really love and find a way to make that work for you, and then you’ll be a happy person.

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I don’t think it’s a good attitude in your life to feel that you have to be rich to have self-esteem.

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I’ve never had any idea that what I like would resonate with the audience, and I’m pleasantly surprised when it does.

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Music is probably the only real magic I have encountered in my life. There’s not some trick involved with it. It’s pure and it’s real. It moves, it heals, it communicates and does all these incredible things.

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When I met Elvis, we didn’t really have a conversation. I was introduced by my uncle, and he sort of grunted my way. What stays with me is the whole scene. I had never seen a real mob scene before. I was really young and impressionable. Elvis really did look – he looked sort of not real, as if he were glowing.

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