Daniel Johnston

Jan 22, 1961 – Sep 10, 2019 (Age 58)


Daniel Johnston was a quirky singer-songwriter based in Austin, Texas, who influenced many alternative music artists including Kurt Cobain of Nirvana, Sonic Youth, Yo La Tengo, and Tom Waits. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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God is a God of all Comfort and he will Comfort the family's....My condolence...

Our hearts and prayers go out to the Johnston family. Please accept my condolences for your loss. May Mr. Johnston rest in peace.

I would like to express my deepest condolences to the family for the loss of your loved one, who will be remembered for his contribution to the music industry. May you find comfort and strength in God during this time of sorrow.

I didn't know him personally, but his music was like a ray of hope, and that's something we all need at times.

Your music helped me through so many dark times. Daniel was a true artist who can never be replaced and I hope he knew that.

In your art you could convey no less than absolute beauty-the absorption and swelling of love, the purpose of having a life at all. Thanks Big Band Danny
Ps sorry for your pains

May you spend time in heaven with your heroes.

Thinking of Dan and his family on the eve of his burial...
With love,
"Gina, from California"

In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.