Sun Ra Pianist

Sun Ra
United States of America
May 22, 1914
Death Date:
May 30, 1993 (age 79)
Birth Sign:

He was born on May 22, 1914 (died on May 30, 1993, he was 79 years old) . His nickname was Ra Le Sony'r; Blount Sonny; Blount Herman Poole, Sun Ra Le Sony'r Ra.


Sun Ra was a prolific jazz composer bandleader piano and synthesizer player poet and philosopher known for his cosmic philosophy musical compositions and performances. He was born in Birmingham Alabama. read more


His first feature film was Space Is the Place (1974, as Himself). He was 60 when he starred in this movie. Since 1974, he has appeared in 14 feature films. The last one is Jazz Evolution (2008). In this movie, we watched him in the Organ character .

His first TV Show was Saturday Night Live (1975).

When his last album When Angels Speak of Love (Remastered 2019) released, he was 105 years old. This album 'When Angels Speak of Love (Remastered 2019)' contains 8 tracks

His first album Rocket Ship Rock released 10 years ago, he was 95 years old. There were 13 songs in this album.


He graduated from Alabama Agricultural And Mechanical University

Is Sun Ra still alive?

No, he died on 05/30/1993, 26 years ago. He was 79 years old when he died. Cause of death: pneumonia. He died in Birmingham and buried in Elmwood Cemetery .

Top Sun Ra Songs

  1. Door Of The Cosmos (Album Sleeping Beauty, released 15 years ago)
  2. Enlightenment (Album Sound Sun Pleasure, released 61 years ago)
  3. Space Is The Place (Album The Other Side of the Sun, released 41 years ago)
  4. Nuclear War (Album A Fireside Chat with Lucifer, released 38 years ago)
  5. When There Is No Sun (Album New Steps, released 42 years ago)
  6. Springtime Again (Album Sleeping Beauty, released 15 years ago)
  7. Tapestry From An Asteroid (Album We Travel the Spaceways, released 6 years ago)
  8. Door To The Cosmos (Album DJ-Kicks (Motor City Drum Ensemble) [Mixed Tracks], released 8 years ago)
  9. Dreaming - Mixed (Album Gilles Peterson Presents Sun Ra And His Arkestra: To Those Of Earth... And Other Worlds (Mixed Tracks), released 4 years ago)
  10. Love In Outer Space (Album Haverford College, Jan. 25, 1980 (Solo Rhodes Piano), released 4 months ago)

What was Sun's zodiac sign?

Sun Ra zodiac sign was gemini.

Sun Ra Movies (14)

Sun Ra Albums

Sun Ra movie characters

When is Sun Ra's next birthday?

Sun Ra was born on the , which was a Friday

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