The ceremony will be held at 11:30 AM at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard, between Sycamore Avenue and La Brea Avenue. Porter died Oct. 15, 1964. Those scheduled to attend include the family of Cole Porter as well as cabaret performer Mark Nadler. The latter will salute Porter with a musical tribute at the ceremony. Other guests will reminisce about the late composer.
One of Broadway's most prolific songwriters, Cole Porter's musicals include Fifty Million Frenchmen; Anything Goes; Jubilee; Red, Hot and Blue!; Leave It to Me!; DuBarry Was a Lady; Panama Hattie; Something for the Boys; Kiss Me, Kate; Out of This World; Can-Can; and Silk Stockings.
Among Porter's hundreds of songs are "Begin the Beguine," "In the Still of the Night," "It's De-Lovely," "Too Darn Hot," "All Through the Night," "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye," "I've Got You Under My Skin," "Anything Goes," "Just One of Those Things," "Night and Day" and "You've Got That Thing."