Bukka White’s Death – Age, Place, Cause, and More!

Bukka White died at age 67, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding guitarist Bukka White's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Delta blues guitarist who helped develop the Mississippi blues sound with songs like “Shake ’em on Down.”

He started playing guitar at age nine and recorded his first album in 1930, alternating between country blues and gospel.

With music alone not yet a lucrative career, he took odd jobs to make ends meet for much of the 1930s: he was a pitcher in the Negro Leagues and briefly a prizefighter.

How did Bukka White die?

Bukka White's death was caused by cancer.

Information about the death of Bukka White
Cause of deathCancer
Age of death67 years
BirthdayNovember 12, 1909
Death dateFebruary 26, 1977
Place of deathMemphis, Tennessee, United States
Place of burialN/A