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Thelonious Monk

Thelonious MonkAKA Thelonious Sphere Monk

Born: 10-Oct-1917
Birthplace: Rocky Mount, NC
Died: 17-Feb-1982
Location of death: Edgewood, NJ
Cause of death: Stroke
Remains: Buried, Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Jazz Musician

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Influential jazz pianist and composer

Wife: Nellie Smith (m. 1947)
Son: Thelonious Monk Jr. (T. S. Monk, musician, b. 1949)
Daughter: Barbara (b. 1953, d. 1984)

    High School: Stuyvesant High School, New York City, NY (dropout)

    Hollywood Walk of Fame 7055 Hollywood Blvd
    Tonsillectomy
    Drug Possession: Heroin New York City (Aug-1951)
    Shock Treatment 1970s
    Coma (Feb-1982)
    Risk Factors: Bipolar Disorder

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Jazz on a Summer's Day (28-Mar-1960) · Himself

Official Website:
http://www.monkzone.com/



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