John Gilmore bio

Birth Name: John Gilmore

Occupation: Saxophonist

Place Of Birth: MO

Date Of Birth: September28, 1931

Date Of Death: August 19, 1995

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

John Gilmore was born on the 28th of September, 1931. He was famous for being a Saxophonist. Major collaborator with Sun Ra and his Arkestra from the 1950s to the 1990s. He has also appeared as the sideman for other artists like Art Blakely.

John Gilmore was born in MO. He started playing tenor saxophone while in the Air Force and went on to almost exclusively collaborate with Sun Ra. When Sun Ra passed away, Gilmore took over directing the Arkestra.

John Gilmore was a Libra and was born in the Silent Generation.

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John Gilmore was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

John Gilmore is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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John Gilmore’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on John Gilmore’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, John Gilmore kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

John Gilmore was born in the Year of the Goat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:John Gilmore
AGE GENERATION:Silent Generation
DEATH DAY:Saturday



Zodiac Sign: John Gilmore was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: John Gilmore was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: John Gilmore had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

John Gilmore’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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