As per our current Database, Eric Dolphy is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Eric Dolphy is 95 years, 5 months and 8 days old. Eric Dolphy will celebrate 96rd birthday on a Thursday 20th of June 2024. Below we countdown to Eric Dolphy upcoming birthday.
|Popular As||Eric Dolphy|
|Age||95 years old|
|Born||June 20, 1928 (California)|
Eric Dolphy’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.
Eric Dolphy was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.
Jazz flautist who came to prominence during the 1960s and who is considered the first important bass clarinet soloist in jazz. He also played instruments like clarinets and piccolos.
He learned the oboe in school and later performed locally as a member of bebop big bands led by Gerald Wilson and Roy Porter.
In 1962 he put a young pianist named Herbie Hancock onto one of his working bands.
Before his death he was engaged to be married to Joyce Mordecai, a classically trained dancer.
He was a frequent collaborator and friend of John Coltrane.