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Thelonious Monk

(1917-1982)

 
 
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By Zoe Denise Atkinson, September 13, 2016
1. Thelonious Monk Marker
Inscription. Jazz pianist, composer, and architect of bebop. Wrote "Round Midnight" (1944). Born 1 mile S.
 
Erected 2011 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number E 119.)
 
Location. 35° 56.65′ N, 77° 47.65′ W. Marker is in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, in Edgecombe County. Marker is at the intersection of Northeast Main Street and East Thomas Street (Business U.S. 64), on the right when traveling north on Northeast Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rocky Mount NC 27801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Miss Anna Easter Brown (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harold Bascom Durham, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Douglas Franklin Davis (approx. mile away); Jim Thorpe (approx. mile away); Operation Dixie (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dr. Junius Daniel Douglas 1874-1973 (approx. 0.4 miles away); This Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away); The ACL 303 (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rocky Mount.
 
Also see . . .
1. Thelonious Monk Biography. In the link the reader will find a video clip describing the life of Thelonious Monk, they will also
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By Zoe Denise Atkinson
2. Thelonious Monk Marker
find quick facts about his career and also giving his official date of birth and death. If the reader wishes they can also read an article about his early career and some of his achievements as well as information about his family. (Submitted on September 13, 2016, by Zoe Denise Atkinson of Rocky Mount, North Carolina.) 

2. Thelonious Monk Biography. In the link the reader will find information of the life, legacy and music of Thelonious Monk. (Submitted on September 13, 2016, by Zoe Denise Atkinson of Rocky Mount, North Carolina.) 
 
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
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By Zoe Denise Atkinson, September 13, 2016
3. Thelonious Monk Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2016, by Zoe Denise Atkinson of Rocky Mount, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 13, 2016, by Zoe Denise Atkinson of Rocky Mount, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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