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What made thelonious monk famous?
Thelonious Monk is famous for his jazz stylings which frequently bent the rules of music. Monks jazz is famous for its rebellious use of broken chords and skewed scales. Monk had the uncanny ability to "play the wrong notes right" and mixed it with backbeats that gracefully stumbled into brilliant surprises around every bend.
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Thelonious Monk died from complications due to a stroke. He passed away on February 17th, 1982 in his home state of New Jersey.
Monk attended Stuyvesant High School, but did not graduate.
Monk played the "up-right" piano =)
His nicknames were Melodious, The Mad Monk, The High Priest of Bebop, or The Genius of Modern Music.
Thelonious Monk was born on October 10, 1917.
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Thelonious Monk was born on October 10, 1917 and died on February 17, 1982. Thelonious Monk would have been 64 years old at the time of death or 97 years old today.
Thelonious Monk died on February 17, 1982 at the age of 64.
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Thelonious Sphere Monk was a widely renowned American pianist and composer. He was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina on October 10, 1917 and died at the age of 64.
Thelonious Monk's birth name is Monk, Thelonious Sphere.
Thelonious Monk went by Melodious, The High Priest of Bebop, The Mad Monk, and The Genius of Modern Music.
Thelonious Monk Trio was created in 1954.
Thelonious Monk at the Blackhawk was created on 1960-04-29.
The Unique Thelonious Monk was created on 1956-04-03.