Rollins, Sonny

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Rollins, Sonny Gender: M
Theodore Walter Rollins
born on 7 September 1930 at 11:40 (= 11:40 AM )
Place Brooklyn (Kings County), New York, 40n38, 73w56
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 14°17' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 09°12 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 14°58'

Sonny Rollins
photo: Hans Reitzema, license cc-by-2.0


American musician who played great tenor sax jazz; a heroin addict who conquered his habit.

Rollins was widely rated in jazz circles as John Coltrane's one true equal on the tenor saxophone for the better part of the '50s and early '60s.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Booker, Walter (born 17 December 1933). Notes: Music collaborators
  • associate relationship with Byrd, Donald (born 9 December 1932)
  • associate relationship with Carter, Ron (born 4 May 1937)
  • associate relationship with Dorham, Kenny (born 30 August 1924). Notes: Music collaborators
  • associate relationship with Duke, George (born 12 January 1946)
  • associate relationship with Farmer, Art (born 21 August 1928). Notes: Music collaborators
  • associate relationship with Haynes, Roy (born 13 March 1925)
  • associate relationship with Moffett, Charles (born 11 September 1929). Notes: music partnership
  • associate relationship with Powell, Bud (born 27 September 1924)
  • associate relationship with Roach, Max (born 10 January 1924)

Source Notes

David Hayward quotes his sister and aunt, as he was born at home.


  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Abuse Drugs (Heroin; rehab)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Tenor Sax)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Jazz