Lars Gullin

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Birthday
4, 1928
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
May 17, 1976 (48)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
4, 1928
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
May 17, 1976 (48)

About

Jazz baritone saxophonist known for his influences: a unique blend of Swedish folk music and United States cool jazz.

Before Fame

He began playing classical piano but moved to saxophone after hearing Gerry Mulligan recordings. He later played with Arne Domnérus’s septet.

Trivia

He collaborated with many American musicians like James Moody and founded his own group in 1953.

Family Life

He raised two sons and one daughter, dedicating music to each child.

Associated With

Gullin and Chet Baker played together in Italy in the late 1950s.