Pareles, Jon

J. E. P.
November 2008
Current Biography;Nov2008, Vol. 69 Issue 11, p75
A biography of music critic Jon Pareles is presented. He was born in Connecticut on October 25, 1953. At very young age, Pareles took an interest in music and started playing the piano at the age of 6. During high school, he started to write about music, and played flute and keyboard in rock bands. He studied classical music at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and joined the Yale Guild of Carilloners bell players. His freelance work for the "New York Times" newspaper is also mentioned.


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