American saxophonist, bandleader, and producer (1934-1971) who played rhythm and blues, jazz, and rock and roll. He played riffs and solos on hit singles such as ‘Respect’ by Aretha Franklin and ‘Yakety Yak’ by The Coasters. Glossy 7.5 x 8.75 James J. Kriegsmann photo of the famed saxophonist in a handsome pose, signed and inscribed in blue ballpoint, "To Hilde, Sincere wishes, King Curtis." The photo is affixed to a slightly larger mount. In fine condition, with trimmed edges.
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