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Johnny Mercer Grave

November 18, 1909 - June 25, 1976
Bonaventure Cemetery
Savannah, Georgia
April 2004

The preeminent songwriter/singer of his time he wrote and recorded (among many others): Moon River, Something's Got to Give, Hooray for Hollywood, Autumn Leaves, That Old Black Magic, Charade and You Must have been a Beautiful Baby. He received nineteen Academy Award nominations and won four. Mercer was also a co-founder of Capitol Records.

 

Johnny Mercer's Grave

 

"And the Angel's Sing"

 

Portrait of Johnny Mercer on the bench.

Elizabeth "Ginger" Mercer's Grave

 

"You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby"

 

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