Alice Coltrane

Bandleader, Musical Artist

1937 – 2007

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Who was Alice Coltrane?

Alice Coltrane, née McLeod was an American jazz pianist, organist, harpist, and composer, and the second wife of jazz saxophonist and composer John Coltrane. One of the few harpists in the history of jazz, she recorded many albums as a bandleader. Her essential recordings were made in the late 1960s and early 1970s for Impulse! Records.

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Born
Aug 27, 1937
Detroit
Also known as
  • Alice McLeod
  • Coltrane, Alice
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Hinduism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Detroit Institute of Technology
  • Cass Technical High School
Died
Jan 12, 2007
Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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