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Monk, Thelonious

Pronunciation: /məNGk/
(1917–82), US jazz pianist and composer; a founder of the bebop style in the early 1940s; full name Thelonious Sphere Monk. Notable compositions: “Round Midnight,” “Straight, No Chaser,” and “Well, You Need.n’t”.
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