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Gerald Early

Born April 21, 1952

 
 
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By Devry Jones, October 7, 2018
1. Gerald Early Marker
Inscription.  An inspiring educator, Gerald Early was appointed the Merle Kling Professor of Modern Letters in English and served as Director of Washington University's Center for the Humanities, the American Culture Studies Program, and the African and African American Studies Program. The author and editor of many books and articles, he was the winner of the 1994 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism and twice was nominated for Grammy awards for Best Album Notes. Early consulted on numerous documentary films, most notably with Ken Burns on "Jazz" and "Baseball." Elected as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1997, in 2013 Gerald Early was appointed by President Barack Obama to a five-year term as a member of the National Council on the Humanities.
 
Erected 2013 by St. Louis Walk of Fame.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the St. Louis Walk of Fame marker series.
 
Location. 38° 39.347′ N, 90° 18.128′ W. Marker is in University City, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker is
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on Delmar Boulevard west of Limit Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6263 Delmar Boulevard, Saint Louis MO 63130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cool Papa Bell (here, next to this marker); From Humble Beginnings, a World Class Street Is Born! (a few steps from this marker); William "Bill" Clay (a few steps from this marker); Sally Benson (a few steps from this marker); Robert McFerrin, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Ridley Pearson (a few steps from this marker); David Sanborn (a few steps from this marker); Mary Wickes (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in University City.
 
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicEducation
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 15 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 12, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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