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Plaque commemorates journalist and author, Lennie Lower who died in 1947. 

During the years of the Depression and the Second World War in the 1930s and 40s, Lower`s columns were essential reading for those coping with hard times. He was arguably Australia`s first media star, but died young in 1947 from cancer, at 43 years of age. Lennie Lower`s most enduring work is his only novel, Here`s Luck , which was published in 1930. Its simple language and good humour had wide appeal and it was an immediate best seller.


Address:260 Pitt Street (Cnr Park Street), Criterion Hotel, Sydney, 2000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.873258
Long: 151.208212
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 24th September, 2003
Source: MA
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