Misha Mengelberg

Misha Mengelberg

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Misha Mengelberg (born June 5, 1935) is a Dutch jazz pianist and composer. He won the Gaudeamus International Composers Award in 1961. Mengelberg was born in Kiev in Ukraine, the son of the conductor Karel Mengelberg, who was himself the nephew of the conductor Willem Mengelberg. He briefly studied architecture before entering the Royal Conservatory in The Hague where he studied music from 1958 to 1964. While there he won the first prize at a jazz festival in Loosdrecht and became associated with Fluxus. His early influences included Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington and John Cage, whom he heard lecture at Darmstadt.
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  • Paperback | 152 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 231g
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134983853
  • 9786134983853