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Oscar Hammerstein II

(1895-1960)

 
 
Oscar Hammerstein II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
1. Oscar Hammerstein II Marker
Inscription. Lyricist and librettist whose collaboration with composer Richard Rodgers transformed the Broadway musical. Their works include South Pacific (1949), The King & I (1951), and The Sound of Music (1959). The bucolic landscape of Hammerstein's nearby farm inspired him to write "Oh, What a Beautiful Morning" for the musical Oklahoma! in 1943.
 
Erected 1994 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 18.764′ N, 75° 6.845′ W. Marker is in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, in Bucks County. Marker is at the intersection of E State St. (Bus. 202) and E Road on E State St. (Bus. 202). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Doylestown PA 18901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. W. Atlee Burpee (approx. 0.6 miles away); Casimir A. Sienkiewicz (approx. 0.7 miles away); James A. Michener (approx. 0.8 miles away); Doylestown High School (approx. 0.8 miles away); W. W. H. Davis (approx. 0.8 miles away but has been reported missing); Bucks County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Bucks County Persian Gulf War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bucks County Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Doylestown.
 
Also see . . .
Oscar Hammerstein II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
2. Oscar Hammerstein II Marker
 Oscar Hammerstein II - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 28, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
 
Oscar Hammerstein II-Farm-sign at the entrance to the property image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
3. Oscar Hammerstein II-Farm-sign at the entrance to the property
Oscar Hammerstein II Farm building image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
4. Oscar Hammerstein II Farm building
Oscar Hammerstein II Farm building image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
5. Oscar Hammerstein II Farm building
Oscar Hammerstein II Farm Carriage House image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
6. Oscar Hammerstein II Farm Carriage House
Oscar Hammerstein II-Carriage House marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 20, 2015
7. Oscar Hammerstein II-Carriage House marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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