John Coltrane

1926 - 1967

John Coltrane

John William Coltrane (September 23, 1926 – July 17, 1967) was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Working in the bebop and hard bop idioms early in his career, Coltrane helped pioneer the use of modes and was at the forefront of free jazz. He led at least fifty recording sessions and appeared on many albums by other musicians, including trumpeter Miles Davis and pianist Thelonious Monk. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Coltrane has received more than 4,236,067 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 71st most popular musician.

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Among musicians, John Coltrane ranks 71 out of 2,258Before him are Alexander Glazunov, Ritchie Blackmore, Goran Bregović, Jon Lord, Pablo Casals, and Yehudi Menuhin. After him are Charlie Parker, Carlos Santana, Giorgio Moroder, Cliff Burton, Syd Barrett, and Dean Martin.

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Among people born in 1926, John Coltrane ranks 22Before him are René Goscinny, Klaus Kinski, Svetlana Alliluyeva, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Paul Bocuse, and Hugh Hefner. After him are Allen Ginsberg, Prince Claus of the Netherlands, Ben Roy Mottelson, Jerry Lewis, Donald A. Glaser, and Jack Brabham. Among people deceased in 1967, John Coltrane ranks 14Before him are Zoltán Kodály, Mohammad Mosaddegh, Spencer Tracy, Clement Attlee, Jack Ruby, and André Maurois. After him are Vladimir Komarov, Felix Yusupov, Ilya Ehrenburg, Richard Kuhn, Ilse Koch, and Gordon Allport.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Coltrane ranks 377 out of 12,171Before him are Douglas Engelbart (1925), Joe Biden (1942), Julia Roberts (1967), Richard Chamberlain (1934), Christopher Walken (1943), and Yehudi Menuhin (1916). After him are Sharon Stone (1958), Charlie Parker (1920), Milton H. Erickson (1901), Eminem (1972), Jerome Bruner (1915), and Alvin Toffler (1928).

Among MUSICIANS In United States

Among musicians born in United States, John Coltrane ranks 20Before him are Chet Baker (1929), Bruce Springsteen (1949), Iggy Pop (1947), Glenn Miller (1904), Robert Johnson (1911), and Yehudi Menuhin (1916). After him are Charlie Parker (1920), Cliff Burton (1962), Dean Martin (1917), Lou Reed (1942), Duke Ellington (1899), and Lady Gaga (1986).