Sun Ra bio

Birth Name: Sun Ra

Occupation: Pianist

Place Of Birth: Alabama

Date Of Birth: May22, 1914

Date Of Death: May 30, 1993

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Sun Ra was born on the 22nd of May, 1914. He was known for being a Pianist. Incorporated ancient Egyptian and sci-fi motifs into his Arkestra. He was innovative with the addition of chants and eerie sounds.

Sun Ra was born in Alabama. He was composing original piano works by the age of 12. By his teenage years, he could impress friends and relatives by transcribing the music of big bands entirely from memory after seeing them once. He claimed to be an alien from another planet, and he dressed on stage in a sequined hat and a jacket embroidered with planets. He improvised the tempo and key of his music.

Sun Ra was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Sun Ra is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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


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

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Sun Ra was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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Zodiac Sign: Sun Ra was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Sun Ra was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Sun Ra had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Sun Ra’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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