Frank Zappa – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

Frank Zappa died at age 52, not too shabby. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding guitarist Frank Zappa's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

American musician, composer, songwriter, producer, and director whose debut album, Freak Out!, was a hit.

He had such bad health as a child that his parents relocated the family to Monterey, California from Baltimore.

Many of his albums were gold-certified, including Apostrophe and Over-Nite Sensation.

How did Frank Zappa die?

Frank Zappa's death was caused by prostate cancer.

Information about the death of Frank Zappa
Cause of deathProstate Cancer
Age of death52 years
BirthdayDecember 21, 1940
Death dateDecember 4, 1993
Place of deathHollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


"All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff."

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"Communism doesn't work because people like to own stuff."

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"It isn't necessary to imagine the world ending in fire or ice. There are two other possibilities: one is paperwork, and the other is nostalgia."

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"Everybody believes in something and everybody, by virtue of the fact that they believe in something, uses that something to support their own existence."

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"There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we'd all love one another."

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