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Date of Birth 7 February 1934Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Date of Death 13 August 1971New York City, New York, USA  (stabbed to death)
Birth NameCurtis Ousley

Mini Bio (1)

King Curtis was born on February 7, 1934 in Fort Worth, Texas, USA as Curtis Ousley. He was married to Ethelyn. He died on August 13, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA.

Spouse (1)

Ethelyn (? - ?) (1 child)

Trivia (2)

Promised the then 18-year-old Cornell Dupree a job if Dupree continued practicing the guitar. A year later, Curtis brought Dupree to New York to join Curtis's band, the King Pins.
Legendary saxophonist, highly respected for his studio work.

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