Biography - A Short Wiki
Late Dixieland jazz artist who was one of the most influential saxophonists throughout the 1950s and 1960s.
He was married to singer and violinist Irene Aebi.
How did Steve Lacy die?
Steve Lacy's death was caused by liver cancer.
|Cause of death||Liver Cancer|
|Age of death||69 years|
|Birthday||July 23, 1934|
|Death date||June 4, 2004|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
If you have music you want to play that no one asks you to play, you have to go out and find where you can play it. It’s called do or die.Steve Lacy
I still love the whole history of jazz. The old things sound better than ever.Steve Lacy
I heard Sidney Bechet play a Duke Ellington piece and fell in love with the soprano saxophone.Steve Lacy
To me, there is spirit in a reed. It’s a living thing, a weed, really, and it does contain spirit of a sort. It’s really an ancient vibration.Steve Lacy
It’s very important to go through periods where you sound just rotten and you know it, and you have to persevere or give up.Steve Lacy