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Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington

1899-1974

 

—Born. Washington, DC —

 
Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 8, 2015
1. Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington Marker
Inscription. Duke Ellington is among the world's most prolific composers and musicians. As a bandleader and pianist, Ellington led several Jazz orchestras with a musical career that spanned over fifty years.

ENCORE, ©2012, Zachary Oxman Commissioned and the original owned by the DC Commission of the Arts and Humanities, Art in Public Places Program. DCCAH2007.099
 
Location. 38° 54.935′ N, 77° 1.242′ W. Marker is in Shaw, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of T Street Northwest and Florida Avenue Northwest on T Street Northwest. Touch for map. In Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington Plaza. Marker is at or near this postal address: 614 T Street Northwest, Washington DC 20001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Howard Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); The Flower Garden of Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Dunbar Theater/Southern Aid Society (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Armed Resistance (about 300 feet away); Willis Richardson Residence (about 500 feet away); Grief Turns to Anger
Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 8, 2015
2. Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington Marker
(about 600 feet away); Griffith Stadium Site (about 700 feet away); Griffith Stadium (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shaw.
 
Categories. African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicEntertainment
 
<b>Encore</b> by Zachary Oxman image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 21, 2015
3. Encore by Zachary Oxman
Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 8, 2015
4. Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington
Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 21, 2015
5. Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington
<b>Encore</b> image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 8, 2015
6. Encore
Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 8, 2015
7. Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington Plaza
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 22, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 29, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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