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Musician who collaborated with Thelonious Monk for more than a decade and was a co-founder of the group Sphere.
He started playing music at a young age and was invited to perform with the Billy Eckstine Orchestra in 1944 before going on to work with Gillespie, Ellington, and many others.
There is an asteroid named after him, 10426 Charlierouse, which was discovered in 1999.
How did Charlie Rouse die?
Charlie Rouse, a tenor saxophonist and one of jazz’s great individualists, died of lung cancer on Wednesday afternoon at University Hospital in Seattle. He was 64 years old. Mr.
|Cause of death||Lung Cancer|
|Age of death||64 years|
|Birthday||April 6, 1924|
|Death date||November 30, 1988|
|Place of death||Seattle, Washington, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|