Bellson Monument Dedicated
Lovingly designed by Mrs. B, the Louie Bellson memorial headstone was officially dedicated in an inspirational ceremony held at Riverside Cemetery in Moline, Illinois.
or (click) Monument Dedication subpage for full story & photos. (5/20/10)
WQAD-TV News story on May 20, 2010. Unveiling of the Louie Bellson Monument in his boyhood home and final resting place of Moline, Illinois (Quad-Cities).
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Louie Bellson noted at Grammy Awards
Six-time Grammy nominee Bellson was noted at the (CBS-televised) 2010 Grammy Awards Program.
See News page (Jan 31, 2010).
U.S. Congressional Honor
Louie Bellson was honored posthumously with a memorial certificate of recognition from the office of U.S. Congresswoman Diane Watson of the 33rd Cong. District, Los Angeles. For details, go to News page. (10/4/09)
Illinois Congressional Resolution
Louie Bellson was honored in his home state with a memorial Resolution sponsored by State Rep. Mike Boland of the 71st District (Moline). It was adopted in the Illinois General Assembly by voice vote on 3/11/09.
HR0169, or News page (3/13/09).
Oil Portrait Unveiled
Watch 4 min. video clip of Mrs. B at the unveiling of the stunning portrait of Louie Bellson by artist Michael Del Priore. Chicago Drum Show coordinator Rob Cook presides (May 18, 2013)