John Coltrane, American Jazz Artist

Just the Facts:
  • Name: John Coltrane
  • Known as: "Trane"
  • Birth: September 23, 1926, Hamlet, North Carolina, USA
  • Death: July 17, 1967, Huntington, New York, USA
  • Language: English
  • Who he was: American jazz saxophonist and composer known especially for the genres "bebop" and "hard bop," and who won a special Pulitzer Citation for Arts (2007); notable works include "My Favorite Things"; "Naima"; "Giant Steps"; "Equinox"; "Cousin Mary"; "Central Park West"

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