Harper Lee Death Facts: Age, Cause of Death, Birthday, Date of Death Tragedy!

Harper Lee died at age 89, impressive. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding Novelist Harper Lee's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Southern American author who wrote the classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird. She was awarded the 2007 Presidential Medal of Freedom for her tremendous contribution to American literature and culture. 

She was born Nelle Harper Lee in Monroeville, Alabama to Amasa Coleman Lee and Frances Cunningham Finch, and she grew up with four siblings. Her father, an attorney, once represented two African-American men who were accused of murdering a white man. 

How did Harper Lee die?

Harper Lee's death was caused by Stroke.

Information about the death of Harper Lee
Cause of deathStroke
Age of death89 years
ProfessionNovelist
BirthdayApril 28, 1926
Death dateFebruary 19, 2016
Place of deathMonroeville, Alabama, United States
Place of burialHillcrest, Penville and Baptist Cemetery, Monroeville, Alabama, United States

Quotes

It is all fiction, only autobiographical in the sense it is about a small town. None of the incidents in the book ever happened to me as a child. I didn’t have an eventful childhood.

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Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.

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Well, they’re Southern people, and if they know you are working at home they think nothing of walking right in for coffee. But they wouldn’t dream of interrupting you at golf.

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The tradition of the South is not urban… I think we are a region of storytellers, naturally, just from our tribal instincts. We did not have the pleasures of the theater or the dance, motion pictures when they came along. We simply entertain each other by talking.

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Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what.

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