Obituary of Bradley Nowell

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Bradley Nowell

Bradley James Nowell (born February 22, 1968 in Long Beach, California) was a musician, singer-songwriter, and music producer who was best known for being the lead singer and guitarist of the ska punk band, “Sublime.” Bradley died on May 25, 1996 and his death was reportedly because of a heroin overdose. He died at the very young age of 28.

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Bradley Nowell Biography Wiki:

    • Net Worth: $4 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Doritos Chips
    • Favorite Color: Gold (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Bradley's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Bradley James Nowell
    • Father: Jim Nowell
    • Mother: Nancy Nowell
    • Sister(s):
      • Kellie Nowell
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Troy Dendekker (married 1996-1996, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Jakob James Nowell

Death Notice:

  • Date: May 25 1996 at age 28
  • Place: San Francisco, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Overdose (heroin)
  • Interment: Cremated and ashes scattered in Surfside, California

Category Tags:

MusicianSinger-Songwriter Music Producer Reggae Music Genre American Born on February 22nd Born in 1968 Born in California Died in 1996 Died at age 28 Died from Overdose

Bradley's Notable Roles:

  • Sublime

Quotable Quotes:

"I've never raped anyone at least as far as I can remember. We were at a party a long time ago and we were all talking about how much date rape sucked. This guy was like, 'Date rape isn't so bad; if it wasn't for date rape I'd never get laid.' Everyone at the party was laughing about it, and I was cracking up so I wrote a funny song about it. - on the story behind the Sublime song "Date Rape"" (IMDB)

"Bradley Nowell's passion for music and unwavering dedication to his craft left a lasting impact on the world, and although his life was tragically cut short, his legacy as a talented musician and kind soul will continue to live on. (V)"

Is Mr. Bradley Nowell still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Bradley Nowell at IMDB

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Wiki Page Updated: 2024-02-26 16:43:04
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