David Crosby Cause Of Death, Parents, Wife, Children

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David Crosby Cause Of Death, Parents, Wife, Children: David Crosby, officially known as David Van Cortlandt Crosby was an American singer, guitarist, and songwriter.

He developed a love for music at a younger age and was consistent throughout his entire career. Crosby attended several schools, including the University Elementary School in Los Angeles, Crane Country Day School, and Laguna Blanca School.

He briefly studied drama at Santa Barbara City College before dropping out to pursue a career in music. With the help of Jim Dickson, Crosby recorded his first solo session in 1963.

He was a founding member of both the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash. They (Byrds) had their first number-one hit in April 1965 with a cover of “Mr. Tambourine Man” by Bob Dylan.

Crosby wrote or co-wrote several songs which include; Lady Friend, Everybody’s Been Burned, Why, Eight Miles High, Guinnevere, Wooden Ships, Shadow Captain, and In My Dreams, among others.

Crosby is known for having employed alternative guitar tunings and jazz influences. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice: once for his work in the Byrds and again for his work with CSN.

Apart from being known as a musician, he also engaged in other ventures. Crosby was a cannabis advocate and in partnership with longtime friend, Steven Sponder, they developed a craft cannabis brand called ‘MIGHTY CROZ’

Crosby had a liver transplant in 1994 which was paid for by Phil Collins. He also suffered from Type 2 diabetes and was treated with insulin to manage the disease. On January 18, 2023, he died at the age of 81 after a long illness.

David Crosby Cause Of Death

David Crosby died on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at the age of 81 after a long illness. However, David Crosby cause of death has not yet been disclosed.

David Crosby Net Worth 

David had a net worth of $10 million at the time of his death, according to Parade.

David Crosby Age

David Crosby was born on August 14, 1941, in Los Angeles, California. He celebrated his 81st birthday on August 14, 2022, before his demise in January 2023.

David Crosby Height

David Crosby stood at a height of 1.79 m

David Crosby Parents

David Crosby was born in Los Angeles, California to Floyd Crosby (father) and Aliph Van Cortland Whitehead (mother).

His father was an Academy Award-winning American cinematographer and his mother was a salesperson at Macy’s department store

David Crosby Wife

The late singer and songwriter, David Crosby was married to Jan Dance for many decades. The couple met in Florida and 2 years after meeting, they tied the knot in 1987.

David Crosby Children

David Crosby was blessed with 6 children; Beckett Cypher, Django Crosby, James Raymond, Bailey Jean Cypher, Donovan Crosby, and Erika Keller Crosby

David Crosby Siblings

David Crosby was the 2nd son of Floyd Crosby and Aliph Van Cortland Whitehead. He was the younger brother of musician, Ethan Crosby.

Ethan taught David how to play guitar and started his musical career with him. He committed suicide in late 1997 or early 1998.

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