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Miami in Ottawa County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

David Osborne

 
 
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By Jason Voigt, April 6, 2021
1. David Osborne Marker
Inscription.  A Miami native and MHS graduate of 1976, David Osborne received his B.A. from Oral Roberts University, studied graduate piano and organ at Indiana University and earned his M.A. from Pittsburg State University. A Steinway Artist, he gained the title "Pianist to the Presidents," having entertained U.S. Presidents Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush and Barack Obama at events at the White House and elsewhere on numerous occasions. He has been a featured pianist in Las Vegas for more than 18 years, both at Caesars Palace and at The Bellagio. The Los Angeles Music Awards organization has honored David with the Hollywood Fame Award, Concert Pianist of the Year and the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.
 
Erected 2020 by Coleman Theatre.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1976.
 
Location. 36° 52.609′ N, 94° 52.667′ W. Marker is in Miami, Oklahoma, in Ottawa County. Marker can be reached from North Main Street
David Osborne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 6, 2021
2. David Osborne Marker
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(Old U.S. 66) north of 1st Ave NW. Marker is located on the east side of the Coleman Theatre building, as part of Celebrity Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 113 N Main Street, Miami OK 74354, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bill Hudson Hastings (here, next to this marker); Carol Littleton (here, next to this marker); Steve Owens (here, next to this marker); Charles Wayne "Tinker" Owens (here, next to this marker); David Froman (here, next to this marker); Steve & Cassie Gaines (here, next to this marker); Moscelyne Larkin (here, next to this marker); Charles Banks Wilson (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Miami.
 
More about this marker. This is one of ten plaques (as of April 2021) as part of Coleman Theatre's Celebrity Park. Marker was to be dedicated in April 2020, but was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Also see . . .  Miami's David Osborne to be inducted into Oklahoma Hall of Fame this year. An article from the Joplin Globe that features an interview with Osborne about his career and his inductions to the Celebrity Park and Oklahoma Hall of Fame. In addition to the U.S. Presidents mentioned on the marker Osborne performed for, he also did a performance for Donald Trump. He celebrated his inductions by performing a livestream concert on social media in April 2020. (Submitted on April 14, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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