John Coltrane, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


John Coltrane

American jazz saxophonist

Date of Birth: 23-Sep-1926

Place of Birth: Hamlet, North Carolina, United States

Date of Death: 17-Jul-1967

Profession: composer, conductor, musician, bandleader, saxophonist, jazz musician

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About John Coltrane

  • John William Coltrane (September 23, 1926 – July 17, 1967) was an American jazz saxophonist and composer.
  • Working in the bebop and hard bop idioms early in his career, Coltrane helped pioneer the use of modes and was at the forefront of free jazz.
  • He led at least fifty recording sessions and appeared on many albums by other musicians, including trumpeter Miles Davis and pianist Thelonious Monk.
  • Over the course of his career, Coltrane's music took on an increasingly spiritual dimension.
  • He remains one of the most influential saxophonists in music history.
  • He received many posthumous awards, including canonization by the African Orthodox Church and a Pulitzer Prize in 2007.
  • His second wife was pianist/harpist Alice Coltrane.
  • Their children Ravi Coltrane, Oran Coltrane and John Coltrane Jr are all musicians.

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