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date: 29 September 2023

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. 

The Grove Dictionary of American Music
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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