Buried Here –
Dr. John was born Malcolm John Rebennack, Jr. in New Orleans on November 20, 1941. He was influenced by local Jazz artists King Oliver and Louis Armstrong which led to him learning the piano. By the late 1960s, Malcom developed a fascination with Voodoo and adopted the name “Doctor John.”
His 1973 album “In The Right Place” included the hit “Right Place, Wrong Time” which reached number nine on the American Pop Charts. He earned six Grammy Awards and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2011. In May 2013, Dr. John received an honorary doctorate of fine arts from Tulane University.
On June 6, 2019, Dr. John died of a heart attack at the age of 77 at his home in New Orleans.
Saint Louis Cemetery Number 1
425 Basin Street
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, 70112