Pharoah Sanders

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Famous jazz musician Pharoah Sanders passes away at age 81: "The most gorgeous person on earth"

The prominent tenor saxophonist Pharoah Sanders,

 who was admired in the jazz community for the spirituality of his compositions, has away

 according to his record company. He was 81.

Sanders, whose career began when he performed with John Coltrane in the 1960s

passed away in Los Angeles early on Saturday, according to a tweet from Luaka Bop

the record company that published his album "Promises" in 2021

It made no mention of the cause

 Luaka Bop in New York did not immediately respond to a phone message.