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Lot #611
Coleman Hawkins

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American jazz tenor saxophonist (1904-1969), nicknamed 'Hawk' and occasionally 'Bean,' who was strongly associated with the swing music and big band era, and played a role in the development of bebop in the 1940s. Vintage glossy 8 x 10 James J. Kriegsmann of New York publicity photo of Hawkins in a head-and-shoulders pose, vertically signed and inscribed in blue fountain pen, "To Johnny, Coleman Hawkins.” In fine condition, with a few small surface creases. Learn more about this photo.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #519 - Ended January 10, 2018

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