Lou Donaldson, 1994

Image for Lou Donaldson, 1994
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Donaldson, Lou, American, born 1926
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 7/16 in. (34.9 x 24 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 7/8 x 11 in. (35.2 x 28 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
A black-and-white photograph of jazz musician Lou Donaldson playing alto saxaphone during a performance in Charlotte, NC. Donaldson is photographed from a low angle and slightly to the right. He is shown from the waist up and wears a light colored suit and patterned tie. Two stage lights are visible just above his head.
African American
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
© David D. Spitzer
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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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