Alice Coltrane

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Birthday
27, 1937
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Jan 12, 2007 (69)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
27, 1937
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Jan 12, 2007 (69)

About

One of the only harpists in jazz history. She was popular in the 1960s and 1970s, but experienced a resurgence in the 1990s.

Before Fame

She was employed in 1960 as the intermission pianist at the Blue Note Club.

Trivia

She was deeply involved with the teachings of Indian guru Sathya Sai Baba and founded the Vedantic Center in 1975 after moving to California in 1972.

Family Life

She had four children: Michele, John Jr., Oranyan, and Ravi.

Associated With

She was the second wife of jazz saxophonist and composer John Coltrane.