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Thelonious Monk Thelonious Monk (1917-1982) was working in Harlem, New York, during the Depression, he took part in developing the jazz style known as bebop or bop.

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He became popular in the 1950s, and is remembered for numbers such as "Round Midnight", "Blue Monk", and "Hackensack".

Why is Thelonious Monk famous?

Thelonious Monk was an American jazz pianist and composer.

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Date Added: 21 May '12

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