Rochester Public Art by Richard MargolisAn Inventory of Rochester NY's Landmark Sculpture, Monuments, and Memorials

 

Cab Calloway Monument

Cab Calloway Monument
Location: Otto Henderberg Square, on Sycamore Street, Swillburg Neighborhood
Rochester, NY (view Google map)
Size: 40 Inches Tall
Material: Bronze and granite
Dated: 1993

Description: Monument to one of Rochester's own

Caption: "Born Cabell Calloway on Christmas 1907, one of Rochester's most famous sons was honored yesterday on the street where he once lived.

A plaque and monument commemorating Cab Calloway's career was dedicated in Otto Henderberg Square, a small park along Sycamore Street, in Rochester's Swillburg neighborhood."

(From an undated newspaper clipping, Rochester Times-Union, October 1993)


References: [www.just-the-swing.com/bio/cab-calloway]

 
 

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