Category:Thelonious Monk

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English: Category:Thelonious Monk. Thelonious Sphere Monk (October 10, 1917–February 17, 1982) was a jazz pianist known for his unique improvisational style and many contributions to the standard jazz repertoire.

Thelonious Monk 
Thelonious Monk, Minton's Playhouse, New York, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1947 (William P. Gottlieb 06191).jpg
American jazz pianist and composer
Date of birth 10 October 1917
Rocky Mount
Date of death 17 February 1982
Manner of death
  • natural causes
Cause of death
  • stroke
Place of burial
  • Ferncliff Cemetery
Educated at
  • Stuyvesant High School
  • Juilliard School
  • pianist
  • composer
  • jazz musician
  • musician
  • T. S. Monk
Award received
  • John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
  • Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Grammy Hall of Fame
  • Grammy Hall of Fame
  • Grammy Hall of Fame
  • Pulitzer Prize Special Citations and Awards
  • Grammy Hall of Fame
Official website
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