Thelonious Sphere Monk


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Noun1.Thelonious Sphere Monk - United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)Thelonious Sphere Monk - United States jazz pianist who was one of the founders of the bebop style (1917-1982)
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1982: Jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Sphere Monk, instrumental in the development of 'bebop', died.
Jazz historians mostly agree that Bebop was a style also represented by the collective efforts (performance and composition) of Parker, trumpeter, John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie and pianist, Thelonious Sphere Monk.
By 1955 the legendary pianist-composer Thelonious Sphere Monk [b.