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Lee Edward ""Lee"" Morgan
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Birth: Jul. 10, 1938
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1972
New York, USA

"Lee" Morgan was an exceptional Jazz Trumpeter who was shot to death by his common-law wife Helen More. She shot him in the chest killing him within moments while his group was performing at "Slug's" in the East Village of New York City. Morgan was age 33, 7 months and 9 days old when his talent was literally gunned down by his Live-In who was older than he was. Helen More, murdered Lee Morgan with a gun that he had purchased for her very own protection. Helen More was arrested, tried and sentenced then patrolled in 1978. She died at age 69.

Lee Morgan joined Dizzy Gillespies's Big Band at age 18. He began recording on the Blue Note Record Lable in 1956. He recorded 25 albums as a lead

His discography is extensive. 
 
Burial:
Non-Cemetery Burial
 
Created by: Dr. L. K. Kamkar
Record added: Jul 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73720671
 


- AngelWings
 Added: May. 29, 2013
Misses.
- Olivia
 Added: Apr. 30, 2013
Happy Valentine's Day Lee.
- Sparkie
 Added: Feb. 3, 2013
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