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June 10, 1947: Artist John Decker Speaks at His Funeral Via Recording

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. From a transcription he made six weeks before his death, Artist John Decker’s voice came back to intone his philosophy at his funeral yesterday. In his … Continue reading

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Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: John Decker – Painter to the Stars

Chester Conklin by John Decker, courtesy of Mary Mallory. “To sing, to laugh, to dream, to walk in my own way and be alone…” A recording of John Decker’s voice recited this phrase and the other words of Edmund Rostand’s … Continue reading

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