R&b Singer

Teddy Pendergrass Death Facts: Age, Cause of Death, Birthday, Date of Death Tragedy!

Teddy Pendergrass died at age 59, not too shabby. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding r&b singer Teddy Pendergrass' death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

R&B and singer-songwriter best known as the lead singer in the group Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes. He was nominated for five Grammy Awards, including for his hit song “Close the Door.”

He married Karen Still in July 1987, but they divorced in 2002. He remarried Joan Williams in 2006.

How did Teddy Pendergrass die?

Teddy Pendergrass' death was caused by respiratory insufficiency.

Information about the death of Teddy Pendergrass
Cause of deathRespiratory Insufficiency
Age of death59 years
ProfessionR&b Singer
BirthdayMarch 26, 1950
Death dateJanuary 13, 2010
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


Nothing in my songs is disrespective.

Teddy Pendergrass

The majority of my audience has always been women.

Teddy Pendergrass

If you can’t move the audience, they don’t want you.

Teddy Pendergrass

It gets harder and harder to make sure your public understands you’re a sensitive human being, but I am sensitive. I don’t like to be hurt.

Teddy Pendergrass