Lee Konitz, jazz saxophonist with 75-year career, dies of coronavirus aged 92

The Chicago-born alto saxophonist played with Miles Davis on Birth of the Cool, and was heralded for his bold improvisatory style

Jazz saxophonist Lee Konitz, whose 75-year career stretched back to the big band era, has died aged 92 after contracting Covid-19.

He died in a New York hospital, and his son confirmed the cause of death was pneumonia brought on by the virus.

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Source: theguardian.com
Lee Konitz, jazz saxophonist with 75-year career, dies of coronavirus aged 92