Design of an illustrated biography on the life of jazz musician Thelonious Monk

Thelonious Sphere Monk - which was more than the man in the hat as a trademark. Monk fans of all countries are celebrating the 50. Anniversary of his breakthrough: The appearance in the New York Town Hall in February 1959. This circumstance could actually see a sign. A coincidence or fate, that was just written in the year of a thesis by Tobias backs and Thelonious Monk?

Diese Frage lässt sich wahrscheinlich genauso wenig klären wie all die Mythen und Theorien die um den Jazzmusiker Monk existieren und seine Faszination ausmachen. Diese Diplomarbeit stellt einen Versuch dar, To bring light into the darkness of the person Thelonious Monk and the myth to reveal something. Below are clarifications and explanations regarding texts person Monk's, the research and the implementation of his biography. The result of this work is reflected in the book Monk 1917-1982 back.

Thelonious Sphere Monk im Wikipedia

* 10. October 1917 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina; † 17. February 1982 in Weehawken, New Jersey) was a U.S. African-American jazz musician (Pianist und Komponist).

He was next to Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Christian, Kenny Clarke, one of the founders of bebop. With his idiosyncratic piano style and his distinctive compositions Monk is one of the great individuals and major innovators of modern jazz.

Thelonious Monk drew as a child in the early 1920s with his family in the New York City borough of San Juan Hill, the south-west of Harlem and is mainly Afro- Inhabited Americans. The father, Thelonious Monk Sr., the family left but a few years later. Thus the responsibility for education and livelihood of Thelonious and his two siblings were alone with his mother Barbara, who worked as an employee for the City Council. Monk was supported by his mother in his musical interests and was given piano lessons as a child. At the age of 13 Years ago, he won a piano competition in Harlem Apollo Theater as often, that he was excluded from further participation….

The thesis on Thelonious Monk by Tobias is back as Download available and was provided by the university library Dusseldorf available.

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