Pepper Adams bio

Birth Name: Pepper Adams

Occupation: Saxophonist

Place Of Birth: Highland Park

Date Of Birth: October 8, 1930

Date Of Death: September 10, 1986

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Pepper Adams was born on the 8th of October, 1930. He was popular for being a Saxophonist. Prolific composer, performer, bandleader, and recording baritone saxophonist who has been nominated for three Grammy Awards.

Pepper Adams was born in Highland Park. He took up tenor saxophone when he was sixteen and living in Detroit. He started playing in Lucky Thompson’s band in 1947. He lived in New York City after Detroit, where he met John Coltrane and other big names in jazz music.

Pepper Adams was a Libra and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Pepper Adams 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.

Pepper Adams 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.


Pepper’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


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

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Personal Life

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

Pepper Adams was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Pepper Adams
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Pepper Adams 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: Pepper Adams was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Pepper Adams 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.

Pepper Adams’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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