Rahsaan Roland Kirk
American musicianDied when: 42 years 120 days (507 months)
Star Sign: Leo
Rahsaan Roland Kirk (born Ronald Theodore Kirk;August 7, 1935 – December 5, 1977), known earlier in his career simply as Roland Kirk, was an American jazz multi-instrumentalist who played tenor saxophone, flute, and many other instruments.
He was renowned for his onstage vitality, during which virtuoso improvisation was accompanied by comic banter, political ranting, and the ability to play several instruments simultaneously.
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