Jim Carroll Death Facts: Age, Cause of Death, Birthday, Date of Death Tragedy!

Jim Carroll died at age 60, not too shabby. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding Autobiographer Jim Carroll's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

An American author, spoken-word poet and musician, he is best known for his autobiographical work, The Basketball Diaries. He published a second memoir, Forced Entries: The Downtown Diaries 1971-1973, in 1987.

He was born into a working-class, Irish-American family. In 1963, he earned a scholarship to the prestigious Trinity School in New York City.

How did Jim Carroll die?

Jim Carroll's death was caused by Heart Attack.

Information about the death of Jim Carroll
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death60 years
ProfessionAutobiographer
BirthdayAugust 1, 1949
Death dateSeptember 11, 2009
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

Artists have nothing to do with the deranged, vaguely connected actions of a few celebrated nutcases.

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I was this Catholic kid, and I never really lost that. I loved the rituals of Catholicism. The mass is a magic ritual; it’s a transubstantiation, and the stations of the cross – I mean, a crown of thorns? Getting whipped? It’s punk rock.

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Rock and roll kind of screwed up my voice poetically. I found myself having this ‘Beat’ voice in my poems. It was like this self-fulfilled prophecy because everybody was calling me this rock poet, this Beat poet.

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It’s easy to get by on a facade of fancy style, but sooner or later, people are going to see through it. I’m trying to be as honest as possible.

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When I came back to New York, it was such a joke because I was always referred to as the pure young poet who wasn’t in it for what he could get out of it. And all of a sudden, the pure young poet comes back… and I’m hanging out with the Rolling Stones.

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