Diary of a Kidney Lover: Did Mozart Die of Kidney Disease?

This kidney lover enjoys a good mystery, especially a medical mystery. When I heard that my favorite classical composer, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, may have died of kidney disease, I knew I had to find out more. His strange illness and death at the age of 35 has intrigued fans and…

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Celebrities with Kidney Disease

It’s important for people suffering from kidney disease to know they’re not alone. Here’s a list of today’s celebrities and athletes who have suffered from kidney disease. Peter Burns, singer for the band, Dead or Alive, acute kidney failure caused by several kidney stones Nick Cannon, singer, actor, suffers from…

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Can You Name the Famous People Who Have Died of Kidney Disease?

Some of our favorite actors, composers, writers, musicians, and athletes have died from kidney disease—many of them, far too soon. The story of Mozart’s death is a fascinating medical mystery, explored in our recent blog post. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, composer, died 1791 most likely from kidney failure Emily Dickinson, poet,…

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