He died just one day before his birthday

The Tragic Story Behind Marvin Gaye’s Death

Marvin Gaye Cause Of Death

Marvin Gaye's cause of death is one of the most tragic ways the singer could have gone. With hit songs like “How Sweet It Is”, Marvin Gaye's legacy has continued to live on today. Watch the video to find out what caused Marvin Gaye's death. 

Before his untimely death, Marvin Gaye was instrumental in shaping Motown Records in the 60s. The “Prince of Motown” is known for hit songs including “How Sweet It Is”, “Ain’t That Peculiar”, and “I Heard It Through the Grapevine”.

In 1984, Marvin's life would end way too short. Watch the video above to learn more about Marvin Gaye's cause of death. 

Marvin Gaye Cause Of Death

Marvin Gaye at the 1983 Grammy Awards