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Subject: FUN FACT: Jazz Sax great Benny Golson, 92 today, is one of only TWO surviving members of photographic subject of Art Kane's 1957 iconic image "A Great Day in Harlem". -Backstory ...


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The other, Jazz Sax great Sonny Rollins, 90, is the other survivor, among the original 57 Jazz notables subjects featured.
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Date Posted: Sunday, January 24, 11:54:55pm
In reply to: jlp 's message, "Jan. 25th~Happy 100th Birthday! Actress Matilda Zlatohlávková, Novelist/Poet Eva Zeller is 98, Journalist Hifzi Topuz is 98, Mathematician Jacob Korevaar is 98, Basketball's Rollie Seltz is 97, Actress Sonja Kosta is 97, Musician/Composer Benny Golson turns 92." on Sunday, January 24, 09:04:12pm


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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Great_Day_in_Harlem_(photograph)

Golson & Rollins today ...


Though Golson and Rollins did not stand together in the official image,
here is a candid shot of the two -the last two survivors of the famed photo. ...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pfo6ZdM54Ws


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