Biography - A Short Wiki
One of the best alto saxophone players to ever perform who is often associated with the West Coast jazz movement.
He started playing saxophone professionally in the 1940s with the likes of Benny Carter and Stan Kenton.
He was a heroin addict and spent a lot of time in prison, where he continued to play saxophone.
How did Art Pepper die?
Pepper died of a stroke in Los Angeles on June 15, 1982, aged 56.
|Cause of death||Stroke|
|Age of death||56 years|
|Birthday||September 1, 1925|
|Death date||June 15, 1982|
|Place of death||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|