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Name: Paul Horn  
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Date of Birth: 17th March 1930
Place of Birth: New York, New York, USA
Profession: Composer
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Paul Horn (born March 17, 1930) is a American jazz flutist, and leader of the Paul Horn Quintet.

He was born in New York City, and 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.


  • Inside, also known as Inside the Taj Mahal (1968)
  • Nexus (1975)
  • Inside the Great Pyramid (1976)

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.

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