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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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Known For

Space Is the Place
(1974)
Deceiver
Deceiver Soundtrack
(1997)
Far Out
Far Out Soundtrack
(2015)
Adventures in the Sin Bin
(2012)

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 2015 Far Out (writer: "Starship")
 2013 In Conversation with Tom Dixon (Documentary short) (performer: "Call For All Demons" )
 2012 Adventures in the Sin Bin (music: "El Is a Sound of Joy") / (performer: "El Is a Sound of Joy")
 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")
 1997 Deceiver (performer: "Blue Delight") / (writer: "Blue Delight")
 1978 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Buck Henry/Sun Ra (1978) ... (performer: "Space is the Place", "Space-Loneliness" - uncredited)
 1974 Space Is the Place (arranger: "It's After The End Of The World", "Under Different Stars", "Discipline", "Watusa", "Calling Planet Earth", "I Am The Alter-Destiny", "Satellites Are Spinning", "Cosmic Forces", "Outer Spaceways Incorporated", "We Travel The Spaceways", "The Overseer", "Blackman - Love In Outer Space", "Mysterious Crystal", "I Am The Brother Of The Wind", "We'll Wait For You", "Space Is The Place") / (writer: "It's After The End Of The World", "Under Different Stars", "Discipline", "Watusa", "Calling Planet Earth", "I Am The Alter-Destiny", "Satellites Are Spinning", "Cosmic Forces", "Outer Spaceways Incorporated", "We Travel The Spaceways", "The Overseer", "Blackman - Love In Outer Space", "Mysterious Crystal", "I Am The Brother Of The Wind", "We'll Wait For You", "Space Is The Place")
 1966 The Magic Sun (Short) (performer: "Celestial Fantasy", "Shadow World", "Strange Strings")
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Other Works:

"Sun Song" (Delmark Records). See more »

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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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