Famous Savannah Natives
- Famous Savannah natives include composer and lyricist Johnny Mercer, composer of more than 1,000 songs who received 19 Academy Award nominations; wrote music for many Broadway shows, singer and co-founder of Capitol Records. Writers Conrad Aiken, Pulitzer Prize for Poetry recipient for Selected Poems (1930) and James Alan McPherson, writer and essayist, awarded the 1978 Pulitzer Prize for fiction for the short story collection Elbow Room. Juliette Low, founder of the Girl Scouts of America and explorer John C. Frémont.
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