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Harry T. Burleigh

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, March 20, 2011
1. Harry T. Burleigh Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  Eminent American baritone, composer, and arranger, was born 3 blocks north in 1866. He arranged "Deep River" and other spirituals, and set to music poems by Walt Whitman. Was a student and associate of Dvorak. He died in 1949.
 
Erected 1952 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 42° 7.821′ N, 80° 4.981′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is on East 6th Street (Pennsylvania Route 5) 0.1 miles east of French Street. Touch for map. Located near the front of Erie Insurance headquarters. Marker is in this post office area: Erie PA 16501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gideon Ball House (within shouting distance of this marker); Main Library (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oliver Hazard Perry (about 300 feet away); Edison Fountain (about 400 feet away); Perry Square (about 400 feet away); Tibbals House
Harry T. Burleigh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 20, 2011
2. Harry T. Burleigh Marker
(about 500 feet away); Brewster House (about 500 feet away); Kennedy Row Houses (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erie.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Harry T. Burleigh Society. (Submitted on March 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Harry Thacker Burleigh at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on April 15, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. African AmericansEntertainment
 
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3. Harry T. Burleigh
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 545 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on July 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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