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Happy Birthday To Mount Kisco’s Theodore Mook

Theodore Mook turns 61 on Wednesday.
Theodore Mook turns 61 on Wednesday.

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- Happy Birthday to Mount Kisco’s Theodore Mook!

Mook, who was born in Mount Kisco, turns 61 on Wednesday.

Theodore Mook, a cellist who has played in more than 1,000 Broadway performances in New York City, was born Feb. 26, 1953. He is best known for his interest and contributions to microtonality music. He has produced records, played on motion picture soundtracks and, along with Ezra Sims, invented computer fonts used in microtonal music composition,

Mook began his music career in Boston after graduating Boston University. He was a member of Dinosaur Annex Music Ensemble and played with other ensembles in the area before relocating to New York City in 1983. In New York, Mook performed cello in Broadway shows Little Women, Bombay Dreams, Taboo and Jekyll & Hyde. He also played with the New York Consortium for New Music, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and at other venues around the city.

After moving to Charlestown, R.I., Mook played alongside Grammy-winning artist Eugene Friesen.

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