Misha Mengelberg

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Misha Mengelberg
Misha Mengelberg 1985.jpg
Mengelberg in 1985
Background information
Born(1935-06-05)5 June 1935
Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
Died3 March 2017(2017-03-03) (aged 81)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)Musician, composer
InstrumentsPiano

Misha Mengelberg (5 June 1935 – 3 March 2017) was a Dutch jazz pianist and composer.[1] He won the Gaudeamus International Composers Award in 1961.

Mengelberg died in Amsterdam on 3 March 2017, aged 81.[2]

Solo albums[change | change source]

  • 1979: Pech Onderweg (BV Haast)
  • 1982: Musica Per 17 Instrumenti / 3 Intermezzi /Omtrent Een Componistenactie Composer's Voice
  • 1994: Impromptus (FMP)
  • 1997: Misha Mengelberg (I Dischi Di Angelica)
  • 1997: The Root Of The Problem (hatOLOGY)
  • 1999: Two Days In Chicago (hatOLOGY)
  • 2000: Solo (Buzz)
  • 2005: Senne Sing Song (Tzadik)

References[change | change source]

  1. Feather, Leonard & Gitler, Ira (2007) The Biographical Encyclopedia of Jazz, p. 459. Oxford University Press.
  2. "Jazzmuzikant Misha Mengelberg overleden" (3 March 2017). Het Parool.

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