Larry Norman - City View Cemetery - Salem, Oregon
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily
N 44° 55.125 W 123° 03.252
10T E 495722 N 4973926
Quick Description: Grave of a famous Christian Rock music pioneer
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 11/16/2013 6:39:22 PM
Waymark Code: WMJGMA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member rangerroad
Views: 2

Long Description:
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This cross-shaped headstone is located in City View Cemetery in Salem, Oregon. The marker reads "Larry Norman, Evangelist without portfolio, 1947-2008, Bloodstained Israelite." Immediately to the left of the marker is a mailbox (whose purpose or symbolism is unclear to me).

Description:
Christian rock historian John J. Thompson wrote, "It is certainly no overstatement to say that Larry Norman is to Christian music what John Lennon is to rock & roll or Bob Dylan is to folk music." Born in Corpus Christi Texas, Norman released more than 100 albums. He is a member of the Gospel Music Hall of Fame and the Contemporary Christian Music Hall of Fame.


Date of birth: 4/8/1947

Date of death: 2/24/2008

Area of notoriety: Entertainment

Marker Type: Headstone

Setting: Outdoor

Visiting Hours/Restrictions: Dawn To Dusk

Fee required?: No

Web site: [Web Link]

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