New Orleans in Orleans Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Thomas C. “Tom” Zimmermann (1888-1923), pianist & composer, lived here at 4607 Freret Street from 1913 until 1915. He played piano in Jack Laine’s band, Jonny Dedroit’s band, at the Tudor Theater, & at Tom Anderson’s Café in the Tango Belt. He composed several ragtime songs including Buy A Bale, Steamboat Days, and Down at the Codfish Ball.
Erected 2002 by N.O. Jazz Commission, Preservation Resource Center.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment.
Location. 29° 56.11′ N, 90° 6.335′ W. Marker is in New Orleans, Louisiana, in Orleans Parish. Marker is on Freret Street west of Cadiz Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4607 Freret Street, New Orleans LA 70115, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Valence (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Unitarian Universalist Church (approx. half a mile away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); Academy of the Sacred Heart Faubourg Bouligny (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gilbert Academy and New Orleans University (approx. 0.6 miles away); Halfway Station (approx. 0.7 miles away); National Shrine of Our Lady of Prompt Succor (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Orleans.
Also see . . . PRC Webpage on this location. (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 34 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.