Soul Singer

Minnie Riperton’s Death – Age, Place, Cause, and More!

Minnie Riperton died at age 31, too young. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding soul singer Minnie Riperton's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

American singer-songwriter best known for her five-octave vocal range. Her biggest hit was her 1975 single “Lovin’ You.”

From her childhood days she studied music and drama at Chicago’s Lincoln Center and by her teenage years, she was performing in a local girl group.

She was already in semi-retirement when a farsighted college intern brought her to Epic Records and convinced her to release an album.

How did Minnie Riperton die?

Minnie Riperton's death was caused by breast cancer.

Riperton died of breast cancer on July 12, 1979, at the age of 31.

Information about the death of Minnie Riperton
Cause of deathBreast Cancer
Age of death31 years
ProfessionSoul Singer
BirthdayNovember 8, 1947
Death dateJuly 12, 1979
Place of deathCedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialN/A