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Moondog

Moondog
Born: May 26, 1916 in Marysville, KS
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Died: Sep 8, 1999 in Germany
Genre: Classical, Pop/Rock, World
Biography: A mostly self-taught composer, Louis Hardin was born in Marysville, KS on May 26, 1916. The family eventually moved to Wyoming, where his father, who had been an Episcopalian minister, opened a trading post at Fort Bridger, and had two different ranches. Young Hardin went to school in a log cabin in ...Read full biography
Moondog [CBS]
Released: 1969
Label: Columbia
Critics' Rating:
Moondog's second self-titled album (the first one came out in 1956 on the independent jazz label Prestige) was the idiosyncratic composer's first release in 12 years, and it shows how much Moondog's already ...Read full review
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Released: 1956
Label: Honest Jon's
Critics' Rating:
Moondog's second Prestige album solidified his standing as a rare breed: a musician whose work was both highly experimental and approachable by listeners without a taste for the avant-garde. That's what ...Read full review
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