Santa Monica, California, United States of America
Cause Of Death:
Cole Porter died at the age of 73 and is interred in Mount Hope Cemetery in his native Peru, Indiana. Porter is buried between his wife and father.
Porter was born in to a wealthy family, his maternal grandfather, James Omar "J.O." Cole, was a coal and timber speculator who dominated his daughter's family. His mother started Porter in musical training at an early age; he learned the violin at age six, the piano at eight.
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