Dutch composer Misha Mengelberg (1935-) was born in St. Petersberg, Russian SSR, to a Dutch composer (Karel) and a German harpist. Fears of Stalin led the family to the Netherlands, where Misha continued residency. His influences and works include both jazz and classical elements.

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Mengelberg Interview
Conversation with Dan Warburton in 1996 for Paris Transatlantic Magazine includes photographs and review.
Mischa Mengelberg
Biography and personality profile noting his preference for playing his own works rather than conducting those of others, as did his father and his uncle.
Misha Mengelberg
Filmography with films using his works and on-screen appearances from the Internet Movie Database.
Misha Mengelberg
Wikipedia article with biographical and familial information, internal links to related people and material, and external links.
Misha Mengelberg
Overview, detailed biography by Joslyn Layne with copious internal linking, photographs, and discography. Songs and credits may be accessed with free registration from All Music Guide.
Misha Mengelberg Quartet: Four In One
Review of the SACD recording praising the quality of the recording's content and engineering and giving some insight into the artist's life.
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