Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Sphere Monk (October 10, 1917 – February 17, 1982) was an American jazz pianist and composer considered one of the giants of American music. Monk had a unique improvisational style and made numerous contributions to the standard jazz repertoire, including "Epistrophy", "'Round Midnight", "Blue Monk", "Straight, No Chaser" and "Well, You Needn't". Monk is the second-most recorded jazz co... Read more at Wikipedia


Date of Birth: 10-Oct-1917

Place of Birth: Rocky Mount, , United States of America

Date of Death: 17-Feb-1982

Profession: Jazz Musician, Composer, Jazz Pianist

Nationality: United States of America

Zodiac Sign: Libra






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