The Library of Congress > LCCN Permalink

View this record in:  MARCXML | LC Authorities & Vocabularies | VIAF (Virtual International Authority File)External Link

Foster, Frank, 1928-2011

LC control no.n 86813479
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingFoster, Frank, 1928-2011
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities  or the  LC Catalog
Birth date1928-09-21
Death date2011-07-26
Place of birthCincinnati (Ohio)
Place of deathChesapeake (Va.)
AffiliationCount Basie Orchestra
Profession or occupationSaxophonists Jazz musicians Composers Arrangers (Musicians)
Found innuc86-22862: His In defense of be-bop [MI] 1979 (hdg. on NN rept.: Foster, Frank Benjamin, 1928- ; usage: Frank Foster)
His Frankly speaking [SR] p1985: label (Frank Foster) container (tenor and soprano saxophones)
Grove music online, Mar. 3, 2006: Jazz (Foster, Frank (Benjamin, III); b. Sept. 23, 1928, Cincinnati; American tenor saxophonist, arranger, and composer)
New York times WWW site, July 27, 2011 (in obituary published July 26: Frank Foster; b. Frank Benjamin Foster III, Sept. 21, 1928, Cincinnati; d. Tuesday [July 26, 2011], Chesapeake, Va., aged 82; saxophonist, composer, and arranger who helped shape the sound of the Count Basie Orchestra during its popular heyday in the 1950s and '60s and later led expressive large and small groups of his own)