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Paul Horn

Paul Horn, American jazz flutist, and leader of the Paul Horn Quintet.

He was born March 17, 1930 in New York City. He began playing the piano at the age of 4 and the saxophone when he was 12. He studied the flute in 1952 at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio and then earned a master's degree from the Manhattan School of Music. He played with Chico Hamilton's Quintet from 1956 to 1958. He worked with Tony Bennett in 1966. In 1970, he moved to an island near Victoria, British Columbia; he formed his own quintet and has recorded film scores for the National Film Board of Canada.


Also, Dr Paul Horn, IBM research director. Has been developing pervasive computing and deep computing, and was also instrumental in developments such as the first copper-based chips.