F. W. Blanchard

Birth Name:
Fred Woodward Blanchard
Birth Date:
August 25, 1864
Birth Place:
West Millbury, Massachusetts
Death Date:
September 21, 1928
Place of Death:
Hollywood Hospital, Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death:
Complications of kidney disease
Cemetery Name:
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Business and Finance
Blanchard was influential in the art and music world of his adopted city of Los Angeles he founded the Brahms Quartet, served as President of the Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra, and formed the Community Park and Arts Association of Hollywood in 1920, serving as President from 1920-23, which later became the Hollywood Bowl Association. He also rests under one of the most photographed tombs at Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Hollywood Forever Cemetery

6000 Santa Monica Blvd

Los Angeles, California, 90038


North America


Grave Location:

Section 6, Lot 307, Grave 2

Grave Location Description

As you drive through the gates continue ahead past the divided road and turn left onto Maple Avenue. Drive half way to the next intersection until you spot the formal path on the left. Follow that path about 200 feet and look to the left about 20 feet away and you will find Mr. Blanchard’s iconic memorial.

Grave Location GPS

34.089520646, -118.3185953180



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