Cornelius "Sonny" Fortune (May 19, 1939 – October 25, 2018) was an American jazz saxophonist and clarinetist. Fortune played soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone saxophones, clarinet, and flute. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Fortune can be heard on the albums Big Fun, Get Up With It, Agharta and Pangaea, the last two recorded live in Japan.
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- Collar. "Sonny Fortune". AllMusic. Retrieved 6 June 2017.
- "Sonny Fortune, Stalwart Saxophonist Of New York, Dies At 79". Npr.org. Retrieved October 27, 2018.