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Harpo Marx’s Death – Age, Place, Cause, and More!

Harpo Marx died at age 75, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding movie actor Harpo Marx's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Movie comedian alongside fellow Marx brothers Groucho and Chico. He became known for his trademark props: a harp, a cane, and a bulbhorn.

In 1910, he joined his brothers Groucho and Gummo to form The Three Nightingales. They’d become the Marx Brothers shortly after and Gummo would become the agent for the comedian brothers.

He was the silent brother, never speaking during performances, and he was identifiable by his curly red wig.

How did Harpo Marx die?

Harpo Marx's death was caused by cardiovascular disease.

Marx died on September 28, 1964 (his 28th wedding anniversary), aged 75 in a West Los Angeles hospital, one day after undergoing heart surgery.

Information about the death of Harpo Marx
Cause of deathCardiovascular Disease
Age of death75 years
ProfessionMovie Actor
BirthdayNovember 23, 1888
Death dateSeptember 28, 1964
Place of deathLos Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


"In the fall of 1943 we brought home our second son, whom we named Alexander."

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"I was the same kind of father as I was a harpist - I played by ear."

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"Harpo, she's a lovely person. She deserves a good husband. Marry her before she finds one."

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"In 1944 James Arthur and Minnie Susan were added to the Marx household."

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"In the house in Beverly Hills where our four children grew up, living conditions were a few thousand times improved over the old tenement on New York's East 93rd Street we Marx Brothers called home."

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