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John W. Coltrane

(1926-1967)

 
 
John W. Coltrane Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
1. John W. Coltrane Marker
Inscription. A pioneering African-American jazz musician, composer, saxophonist. Coltrane used African and Indian elements to create a distinctive style which at first shocked audiences but ultimately gained wide acceptance. He lived here, 1952-1958.
 
Erected 1990 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 58.818′ N, 75° 11.327′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on N. 33rd Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1511 N 33rd Street, Philadelphia PA 19121, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Philadelphia Zoo (approx. half a mile away); The Solitude (approx. 0.6 miles away); Henry O. Tanner (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ebenezer Don Carlos Bassett (approx. 0.7 miles away); Schuylkill Navy of Philadelphia (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fairmount Water Works (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fairmount Dam (approx. one mile away); William Lewis (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Also see . . .  John Coltrane Discography - Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 19, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, Music
 
John W. Coltrane Residence image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 14, 2015
2. John W. Coltrane Residence
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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