Laurdine Patrick

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Birthday
23, 1929
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Dec 31, 1991 (62)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
23, 1929
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Dec 31, 1991 (62)

About

Baritone and alto saxophonist who also played bass and who collaborated with Sun Ra for more than forty years.

Before Fame

He was born in East Moline, Illinois and moved to New York where he met Sun Ra.

Trivia

He also played with John Coltrane and Thelonious Monk.

Family Life

He married Emily Wintersmith in 1955 and they had two children before their marriage dissolved due to conflicts arising from a child he had out of wedlock. He remarried in 1965 to Edna Jean Ballinger.

Associated With

His son Deval Patrick became the Governor of Massachusetts.