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Sun Ra (1914–1993)

Sun Ra was born on May 22, 1914 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA as Herman Poole Blount. He died on May 30, 1993 in Birmingham. See full bio »

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(age 79) in Birmingham, Alabama, USA

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Filmography

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 2008 The Cobrasnake (Short) ("Ancient Aithopia")
 2008 Wetlands Preserved: The Story of an Activist Nightclub (Documentary) (writer: "Space Is The Place")
 1999 MC5: Kick Out the Jams (Video documentary short) (writer: "Starship")
 1978 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Buck Henry/Sun Ra (1978) ... (performer: "Space is the Place", "Space-Loneliness" - uncredited)
 1966 The Magic Sun (Short) (performer: "Celestial Fantasy", "Shadow World", "Strange Strings")
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 2009 Points on a Space Age (Video)
 1966 The Magic Sun (Short)
 1959 The Cry of Jazz (Short documentary)
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 1984 Mystery Mister Ra (Documentary)
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 1980 Sun Ra: A Joyful Noise (Documentary)
Himself
 1978 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Himself - Musical Guest
- Buck Henry/Sun Ra (1978) ... Himself - Musical Guest
 1974 Space Is the Place
Himself
 1966 The Magic Sun (Short)
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 2009 All Tomorrow's Parties (Documentary)
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1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

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Trivia:

He played the piano, organ, and synthesizer. See more »

Nickname:

Sonny

Star Sign:

Gemini

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