Booker Little Jr.

Birth Name:
Booker Little Jr.
Birth Date:
April 2, 1938
Birth Place:
Memphis, Tennessee
Death Date:
October 5, 1961
Place of Death:
New York, New York
Cause of Death:
Complications from uremia caused by kidney failure
Cemetery Name:
New Park Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
When he died suddenly at the age of 23 he was one of the most promising jazz trumpeters working with Max Roach, Eric Dolpy and John Coltrane

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

New Park Cemetery

4536 Horn Lake Road

Memphis, Tennessee, 38119


North America


Grave Location:

Park Section

Grave Location Description

His upright “Little” family monument is in the exact middle of the Park Section

Grave Location GPS

35.0249167, -90.0677333



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