Walter Hamor Piston

Walter Hamor Piston (HMZBH)

Location: Rockland, ME 04841 Knox County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 6.312', W 69° 6.723'

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In Commemoration of

Walter H. Piston, a noted American composer, author and music educator, was born in Rockland, Maine on January 20, 1894. His long and distinguished career earned him many awards and honors, including two Pulitzer Prizes in Music in 1948 and 1961. In addition to his compositions, he taught music at Harvard University for 34 years and was the author of three widely used college textbooks on music theory. Piston died on November 12, 1976.
Year Placed1994
Placed ByCity of Rockland and Rockland Share the Pride Association
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 8:44am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 491032 N 4883563
Decimal Degrees44.10520000, -69.11205000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 6.312', W 69° 6.723'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 6' 18.72" N, 69° 6' 43.38" W
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Area Code(s)207
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 80 Union St, Rockland ME 04841, US
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