John Herndon "Johnny" Mercer

John Herndon "Johnny" Mercer (HM1E81)

Location: Savannah, GA 31401 Chatham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 4.835', W 81° 5.635'

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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.
HM NumberHM1E81
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Year Placed2009
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Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 4:47pm PDT -07:00
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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
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Area Code(s)478, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200 W Congress St, Savannah GA 31401, US
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