The late, award-winning Broadway and Hollywood composer Cole Porter will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame May 21.
The ceremony will be held at 11:30 AM at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard, between Sycamore Avenue and La Brea Avenue. Porter died Oct. 15, 1964.
Those scheduled to attend include the family of Cole Porter as well as cabaret performer Mark Nadler. The latter will salute Porter with a musical tribute at the ceremony. Other guests will reminisce about the late composer.
One of Broadway's most prolific songwriters, Cole Porter's musicals include Fifty Million Frenchmen; Anything Goes; Jubilee; Red, Hot and Blue!; Leave It to Me!; DuBarry Was a Lady; Panama Hattie; Something for the Boys; Kiss Me, Kate; Out of This World; Can-Can; and Silk Stockings.
Among Porter's hundreds of songs are "Begin the Beguine," "In the Still of the Night," "It's De-Lovely," "Too Darn Hot," "All Through the Night," "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye," "I've Got You Under My Skin," "Anything Goes," "Just One of Those Things," "Night and Day" and "You've Got That Thing."
Sunday, May 13, 2007
Cole Porter gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Famed Broadway and Hollywood composer Cole Porter, whose musical Can-Can will be revived with a new book by David Lee and Joel Fields starting June 29th, 2007, will receive a star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame. From Playbill: