Purcell dies aged 36 in 1695
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Purcell: 15 facts about the great composer
14. Purcell dies aged 36 in 1695
Purcell’s musical talents where cut off in their prime. He died aged 36, adding his name to the list of musical geniuses to die in their 30s, including Mozart and Schubert.