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Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
 

Chet Baker

 
 
Chet Baker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 18, 2017
1. Chet Baker Marker
Inscription.
Trumpet player and singer
Chet Baker
died here on May 13, 1988
He will live on in his music
for anyone willing
to listen and feel.

 
Location. 52° 22.591′ N, 4° 53.985′ E. Marker is in Amsterdam, North Holland. Marker is at the intersection of Prins Hendrikkade and Zeedijk, on the left when traveling north on Prins Hendrikkade. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Prins Hendrikkade 53, Amsterdam, North Holland 1012 AC, Netherlands.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Schreierstoren (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Henry Hudson (about 180 meters away); Bet van Beeren (about 210 meters away); Anthoniespoort / St. Anthony's Gate (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Hendrick de Keyser (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Doelentoren (approx. one kilometer away); Elisabeth van Oostenrijk / Empress Elisabeth of Austria (approx. one kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amsterdam.
 
Also see . . .
1. Chet Baker, Jazz Trumpeter, Dies at 59 in a Fall (NYT, May 14, 1988). Chet Baker, a jazz trumpet player who was also a whisper-voiced, romantic
Chet Baker Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 18, 2017
2. Chet Baker Marker - Wide View
The marker is visible here on the left edge of the Prins Hendrik Hotel.
singer, died Friday after falling from the second-floor window of a hotel in Amsterdam. He was 59 years old....
(Submitted on July 6, 2017.) 

2. Chet Baker - My Funny Valentine (YouTube, 2:21). (Submitted on July 6, 2017.)
 
Additional keywords. Jazz
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 108 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2017, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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