Dolphy, Eric

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Eric Dolphy
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Name
Dolphy, Eric Gender: M
Eric Allan Dolphy, Jr.
born on 28 June 1928 at 14:45 (= 2:45 PM )
Place Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Taglilatelo
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 06°56' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 20°55 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 11°33'



Biography

American jazz musician, he played saxophone, clarinet and flute. He first came to national attention as a band member with Chico Hamilton but began playing solo shortly afterward in late 1959. His most productive recording years were the early 1960s. At the height of his career, he died in on June 29, 1964, not even 40 years old, from complications of undiagnosed diabetes in Berlin, Germany.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • associate relationship with Carter, Ron (born 4 May 1937)
  • associate relationship with Haynes, Roy (born 13 March 1925)

Events

  • Death by Disease 29 June 1964 in Berlin (Berlin) (Of undiagnosed diabetes, age 36)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Nick Dagan Best quotes Alan Saul (Dolphy's chief archivist) for birth certificate time and Vladimir Simosko and Barry Tepperman's biography ('Eric Dolphy: A Musical Biography and Discography') for birthdate

Alan Saul is Dolphy's (who died in 1964) chief archivist and has possession of his old documents, inherited from his parents.

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Diabetes/ Hypoglycemia (undiagnosed and fatal)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist

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