Herman Foster

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Birthday
26, 1928
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Apr 3, 1999 (70)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
26, 1928
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Apr 3, 1999 (70)

About

Self-taught bebop jazz artist who was blinded while a baby because of his doctor's carelessness.

Before Fame

He studied the violin, clarinet, saxophone, and piano when he was young.

Trivia

He played with alto saxophonist Lou Donaldson from 1953 until 1966.

Family Life

His family relocated to New York City in 1947, which exposed him to the city's jazz climate and the influence of such musicians as Eric Dixon, Dick Carter, and Herb Jones.

Associated With

He collaborated with King Curtis during the 1950s.