Eric Dolphy

American jazz musician

Eric Allan Dolphy (June 20, 1928 – June 29, 1964) was an American jazz musician who played alto saxophone, flute, clarinet and bass clarinet.


  • When you hear music, after it's over, it's gone in the air. You can never capture it again.
    • Spoken to a concert audience in Hilversum, Netherlands (2 June 1964) and included at the end of the album Last Date, as quoted in John Steinbeck Holiday, Vol. 58 (1977), p. 13

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