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Charlie Rouse, 1976

Image for Charlie Rouse, 1976
Photograph by
Spitzer, David D., American
Subject of
Rouse, Charlie, American, 1924 - 1988
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 5/16 in. (35 x 23.6 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 7/8 x 10 1/2 in. (35.3 x 26.6 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
A black-and-white photograph of Charlie Rouse with a saxophone around his neck at a performance in New York City. He is wearing a white shirt and is standing behind two microphones. A black button on his shirt has a picture of Charlie Parker on it.
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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