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Alice Coltrane
Birth: Aug. 27, 1937
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 2007
West Hills
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Jazz Musician. As a performer and composer she was linked to the musical improvisations of her late husband, legendary jazz saxophonist John Coltrane. A pianist and organist, she performed with top-flight jazz ensembles led by Yusef Lateef, Kenny Burrell, Terry Gibbs and Lucky Thompson. Her many albums included "A Monastic Trio," "Ptah the El Daoud" and "Translinear Light" (2004), her first jazz album in 26 years. A convert to Hinduism, she also served as the swami of the San Fernando Valley's first Hindu temple, in Chatsworth, California. Known in the Eastern religious community, she composed and recorded devotional music such as Hindu chants, hymns and melodies for meditation. In the 1980s, she also wrote spiritual books such as, "Monumental Ethernal" and "Endless Wisdom". In 2001 she helped found the John Coltrane Foundation to encourage jazz performances and award scholarships to young musicians. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  John William Coltrane (1926 - 1967)*
 
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Cause of death: Respiratory failure
 
Burial:
Pinelawn Memorial Park
Farmingdale
Suffolk County
New York, USA
Plot: Plot: Greenlawn Div, Sec 31, Block 4, Range 2, Grave 13
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jan 14, 2007
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