Harold Arlen

Birth Name:
Hyman Arluck
Birth Date:
February 15, 1905
Birth Place:
Buffalo, New York
Death Date:
April 23, 1986
Place of Death:
The San Remo, 145-146 Central Park West, New York, New York
Cause of Death:
Cancer and Parkinson's Disease
Cemetery Name:
Ferncliff Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Harold Arlen was an American composer writing over 500 songs, several known worldwide. Arlen is a highly regarded contributor to the Great American Songbook. Some of his best known work includes "Over the Rainbow", "Stormy Weather", "That Old Black Magic", "Get Happy, and "The Man That Got Away".

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Ferncliff Cemetery

280 Secor Road

Hartsdale, New York, 10530


North America


Grave Location:

Hickory, Grave 1666

Grave Location Description

After entering the entrance between Cherrywood and Maplewood, turn left at the first intersection. Continue head west for about 560 feet. Then park your car along the road and Harold Arlen’s grave will be in the section on your left. Head south into the lawn area for about 54 feet. You will reach Arlen’s grave before getting to the big tree.

Grave Location GPS

41.027024, -73.831824



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