Death of Ronnie James Dio: Age, Cause of Death, Date of Death, What Really Happened!

Death of Ronnie James Dio

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Biography - A Short Wiki

Singer/songwriter well-known for his work with hard rock and metal bands Black Sabbath and Rainbow. He also fronted his own eponymous band, Dio.

He was married twice, to Loretta Berardi and Wendy Dio. He had one son, Dan Padavona.

How did Ronnie James Dio die?

Rock Singer Ronnie James Dio died in 2010, 67 years old. The cause of death was Stomach Cancer.

Information about the death of Ronnie James Dio
Cause of deathStomach Cancer
Age of death67 years
ProfessionRock Singer
BirthdayJuly 10, 1942
Death dateMay 16, 2010
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


I had no problem with Ritchie. Ritchie and I never argued. We never had a problem. I think I was always able to write the things that he wanted – until he decided he wanted to be a pop star. And then he started doing pop music. And once he did that, that was the end for me.

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God and the devil are inherent in each of us. It’s our choice to make: you can take the road to good, you can take the road to bad. Well, we have a choice.

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Lyrically I like to use themes that make the listener use his or her imagination, and to give a little of the lessons I’ve learned in my own life.

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In my mind, we live in Heaven, and we live in Hell.

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My hand landed on a rock, and the gnome landed on it, squashing my thumb between the rock and the gnome. Basically, it was crushed and took the end of my thumb off. I just looked at my hand, and the first thought that flashed into my mind was, ‘How on earth am I going to make my devil horn sign now? That’s my trademark!’

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