John Herndon "Johnny" Mercer

John Herndon "Johnny" Mercer (HM1E81)

Location: Savannah, GA 31401 Chatham County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 4.835', W 81° 5.635'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 221 views
Inscription

(1909-1976)

Savannah native, Johnny Mercer, was a lyricist, composer,performer, collaborator, businessman, philanthropist, and mentor. He penned nearly 1,400 songs, with the most famous being "Moon River."

He was the co-founder of Capitol Records, Inc. and founding President of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. He was also nominated for 18 Academy Awards? for Best Song, winning four Oscars?. His lyrics are significant contributions to the Great American Songbook.
Details
HM NumberHM1E81
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Tags
Year Placed2009
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 4:47pm PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 491136 N 3549371
Decimal Degrees32.08058333, -81.09391667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 4.835', W 81° 5.635'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 4' 50.10" N, 81° 5' 38.10" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)478, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200 W Congress St, Savannah GA 31401, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. Does the marker have a number?
  7. Who or what organization placed the marker?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?