Hoagy Carmichael

Hoagy Carmichael (HM1EPZ)

Location: Bloomington, IN 47408 Monroe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 9.962', W 86° 31.619'

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Born and reared in Bloomington, he is considered one of the most important American songwriters of the twentieth century. Began attending Indiana University 1920; graduated with a law degree 1926. Tried law as career, but returned to music. Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971. Died on December 27, 1981 in California; buried in Bloomington.

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Hoagy wrote that he composed "Stardust" in part on the piano of the Book Nook located here. Among his other popular songs were "Heart and Soul," "Georgia on My Mind," "Lazybones," and "Old Buttermilk Sky," which was nominated for an Academy Award 1946. Won an Academy Award 1951 for "In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening" from Here Comes the Groom.
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number53.2007.2
Year Placed2007
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau and City of Bloomington
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 1:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 540863 N 4335308
Decimal Degrees39.16603333, -86.52698333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 9.962', W 86° 31.619'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 9' 57.72" N, 86° 31' 37.14" W
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Area Code(s)812, 317
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 150-190 S Indiana Ave, Bloomington IN 47408, US
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