Final Resting Place:
Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery
1218 Glendon Avenue
Los Angeles, California, 90024
Grave Location:Garden of Serenity
Grave Location Description
As you drive into the cemetery drive straight ahead towards the office and make a left and park just past the chapel. Walk along the road and look for the grave of Walter Matthau on the right. Just behind his grave is the Garden of Serenity. You will find Les Brown on one of the wall units.
Grave Location GPS34.058343316, -118.440589645
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popular name: Bukka White
date_of_death: February 26, 1977
best_know_for: A master blues guitarist and vocalist, he was also B.B. King's uncle
Mississippi Fred McDowell
popular name: Mississippi Fred McDowell
date_of_death: July 3, 1972
cause_of_death: Abdominal Cancer
best_know_for: Inspired by seeing the legend Charley Patton playing in a juke joint, McDowell secured his reputation without a back catalog of historic blues recordings but rather by playing around the world to enthusiastic fans of low country blues.
popular name: Lightnin' Hopkins
date_of_death: January 30, 1982
cause_of_death: Esophageal cancer
best_know_for: Sam Lightnin' Hopkins began his blues trail as Blind Lemon Jefferson's guide before spending 30 years on the weekend juke joint circuit. As a soloist who loved to drink, smoke, gamble, fight and chase women, Hopkins had the scars from the prison leg irons of which he sang. Before his death he recorded over 80 albums and Rolling Stone magazine included Hopkins at number 71 on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time.