(1903-1978)"Father of Jazz Violin." Classically trained as a child, Venuti went to grade school here. He introduced new string techniques; worked with his close friend, guitarist Eddie Lang, 1921-33. Led own band, 1935-43; was on screen & radio. Major comeback in 1968.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 at 1:06pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 486686 N 4421192|
|Decimal Degrees||39.94075000, -75.15583333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 56.445', W 75° 9.35'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 56' 26.7" N, 75° 9' 21" W|
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|Area Code(s)||215, 267|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 725-731 S 8th St, Philadelphia PA 19147, US|
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