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John Coltrane lived here

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Students play music near the former home of jazz musician John Coltrane on April 13 in Philadelphia. Jazz lovers and cultural officials in Philadelphia are promoting a fundraising effort to save the run-down house.

Matt Rourke / AP

Men hang a banner on the former home of jazz legend John Coltrane on April 13 in Philadelphia.

Jazz lovers and cultural officials in Philadelphia are promoting a fundraising effort to save the run-down John Coltrane House.

Preserving the national historic landmark is part of a broader mission to reclaim the city's jazz heritage and celebrate the current music scene.

Coltrane is a saxophonist best known for his recording "A Love Supreme." He lived in a rowhouse in the Strawberry Mansion neighborhood from 1952 to 1958.

--The Associated Press

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