Bo Diddley


Is Bo Diddley Dead or Still Alive? Bo Diddley Birthday and Date of Death

Bo Diddley

Bo Diddley Death

Bo passed away on June 2, 2008 at the age of 79 in at his home in Archer, Florida.. Bo's cause of death was heart failure.

Bo Diddley death quick facts:
  • When did Bo Diddley die?

    June 2, 2008
  • How did Bo Diddley die? What was the cause of death?

    Heart failure
  • How old was Bo Diddley when died?

  • Where did Bo Diddley die? What was the location of death?

    at his home in Archer, Florida.

Bo Diddley Birthday and Date of Death

Bo Diddley was born on December 30, 1928 and died on June 2, 2008. Bo was 79 years old at the time of death.

Birthday: December 30, 1928
Date of Death: June 2, 2008
Age at Death: 79

Bo Diddley - Biography

Bo Diddley (December 30, 1928 – June 2, 2008), born Ellas Otha Bates but changed as a child to Ellas McDaniel, was an American R&B and Chicago Blues vocalist and guitarist. In addition, he was a songwriter and music producer, usually as Ellas McDaniel, and had cameo appearances in movies. He was nicknamed The Originator because of his key role in the transition from the blues to rock and roll, and rock, and influenced a host of acts, including Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, the Yardbirds, Eric Clapton, the Who, the Animals, Pink Floyd, the Velvet Underground, Jimi Hendrix, Parliament Funkadelic, and the Jesus and Mary Chain.