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Johnny Mercer
Birth: Nov. 18, 1909
Chatham County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jun. 25, 1976
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Composer and lyricist. He wrote over 1,100 songs. Wrote the lyrics and/or music to "Charade", "Come Rain or Come Shine", "Accentuate The Positive", "Autumn Leaves", "Goody Goody", "Hooray for Hollywood", and "Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear to Tread)", to name a few. Collaborated with Henry Mancini for Academy Award winning songs "Moon River" and "The Days of Wine and Roses". Died June 1976 in Los Angeles of complications arising from brain surgery. 
Family links: 
  George Anderson Mercer (1868 - 1940)
  Lillian Elizabeth Ciucevich Mercer (1881 - 1977)
  Elizabeth Meltzer Meehan Mercer (1909 - 1994)*
  Johnny Mercer (1909 - 1976)
  Nancy Mercer (1911 - 1914)*
  Juliana Mercer Keith (1915 - 2000)*
*Calculated relationship
Bonaventure Cemetery
Chatham County
Georgia, USA
Plot: section H, lot 48
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Watching a rerun of Lawrence Welk show and its dedicated to the lyrics you wrote. So many beautiful songs. One of my favorites is "Dream". Thank you Johnny. Your light still shines.
- Mariann
 Added: Feb. 4, 2017
21 years ago this year, Johnny Mercer appeared on a U.S. postage stamp: 1996
- Lon +
 Added: Dec. 26, 2016

- Blue Lady
 Added: Dec. 18, 2016
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