(1915-1967)Jazz composer and arranger. Collaborator with Duke Ellington. Billy Strayhorn's "Take the A Train" became the Ellington orchestra's theme song. A graduate of Westinghouse High School, Strayhorn had his musical talents nurtured here.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 4:07am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 593232 N 4479474|
|Decimal Degrees||40.46071667, -79.90035000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 27.643', W 79° 54.021'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 27' 38.58" N, 79° 54' 1.26" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1101-1165 N Murtland St, Pittsburgh PA 15208, US|
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