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Birthplace of Danny Barker

January 13, 1909

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, December 26, 2011
1. Birthplace of Danny Barker Marker
Inscription. African-American Creole guitar and banjo player, songwriter, composer, singer, author, historian, teacher, storyteller, humorist, actor and painter. Jazz Hall of Fame member. Recipient of National Endowment of the Arts Music Master Award and numerous other honors. Played on more that 1,000 records of Jazz, Swing, Blues, Bebop, and Traditional. Husband of legendary singer Blue Lu Barker.
 
Location. 29° 57.63′ N, 90° 3.687′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Chartres Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1027 Chartres Street, New Orleans LA 70116, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Provincial Motel (within shouting distance of this marker); Le – Carpentier/Beauregard House (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Ursuline Convent (within shouting distance of this marker); Archbishop Antoine Blanc Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); De La Ronde House (about 400 feet away); Gallier House (about 400 feet away); Site of First U.S. District Court (about 500 feet away); Andrew Jackson Hotel (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in New Orleans.
 
Also see . . .  Danny Barker - Wikipedia
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By Barry Swackhamer, December 25, 2011
2. Birthplace of Danny Barker Marker
. (Submitted on January 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 418 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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