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date: 25 April 2019

Coltrane, John (William) (b Hamlet, NC, 23 Sept 1926; d Huntington, NY, 17 July 1967). Tenor and soprano saxophonist, composer, and bandleader, husband of alice Coltrane and father of Oran and ravi Coltrane. 

Source:
The Grove Dictionary of American Music
Author(s):
Lewis PorterLewis Porter

His parents, Alice Blair and John Robert Coltrane, were both amateur musicians. He was an only child and grew ...

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