Billy Preston Death Facts: Age, Cause of Death, Birthday, Date of Death Tragedy!

Billy Preston died at age 59, not too shabby. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding soul singer Billy Preston's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Soul and funk singer who released “Outa-Space” and “Nothing from Nothing” and played the keyboard for The Beatles on “Let It Be” in 1970.

He grew up with his mother and sister after his parent’s divorce. His mother worked as a secretary at a funeral home and as a church musician.

How did Billy Preston die?

Billy Preston's death was caused by kidney failure.

Information about the death of Billy Preston
Cause of deathKidney Failure
Age of death59 years
ProfessionSoul Singer
BirthdaySeptember 2, 1946
Death dateJune 6, 2006
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

The first time I met Ray, I was going to school around the corner from his house. One day, he was playing the piano. I eased up on the porch to listen to him.

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I had been inspired by an organ player named Earl Grant, who played organ and piano together. My mom took me to see him. So I went home, put my piano and organ together, too.

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I would never do anything to hurt anybody, especially if they’re helping me. I’m not that kind of person.

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The Beatles did treat me as a member of the group. And that was a great honor, you know?

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I’m playing with Bonnie Raitt. I don’t have to sing it. I just have to play it. That’s cool.

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