Mural honoring Thalonious Monk - Rocky Mount, NC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dream chaser
N 35° 56.507 W 077° 47.680
18S E 247906 N 3981101
Quick Description: This mural was painted to honor Thalonious Monk
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 7/23/2021 7:39:57 AM
Waymark Code: WM14KRM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
This mural was painted in Harmabee Square, Rocky Mount to honor the late jazz musician Thalonious Monk. Thalonious Monk was born in Rocky Mount October 10, 1917. He studied music and became an internationally acclaimed jazz musician and composer. He died February 17, 1982 and was post humorously awarded the Grammy Lifetime Achievement award in 1993, as well as the Pulitzer Prize Special Citation in 2006.

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This mural is located on the side of a building in the city of Rocky Mount, NC. It is unknown who the painter was or when it was painted. The mural is painted on the side of a building from the bottom to almost the top of the building. The mural is representative of a dream. There is a roadway wondering up into the horizon where there is a small village. Along the side of the roadway is a railroad track representing a common mode of transportation during that era. A keyboard is painted along side the railroad track representing a small dream from a small town to music. Easy access to view the mural from curbside or a nearby parking lot.
City: Rocky Mount

Location Name: Harambee Square building, 158 S Washington St, Rocky Mount, NC 27801

Media: painted on brick of building

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

Artist: Not listed

Date: Not listed

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