Rod McKuen Oscar Nomination Certificate And Carl Sandburg Award (1970/1978). As a songwriter, Rod McKuen's works were performed by some of the biggest names in the history of popular music, from Country greats Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings, to Barbara Streisand and even Ol' Blue Eyes himself, Frank Sinatra, leading to his songs selling over 100 million records worldwide. As a poet, he was one of the greatest of the 60s. This pair of awards celebrate his massive achievements in both fields. The certificate of nomination from the Academy Awards has been lacquered into a plaque, that nominates Rod, John Scott Trotter, Bill Melendez and Al Shean for their Original Score from A Boy Named Charlie Brown. It measures 12" x 14" x 1", and has a few scratches to the glossy finish, but is in otherwise Fine condition. From 1978, the Carl Sandburg award, engraved to "Rod McKuen, the People's Poet in the Great Tradition of Carl Sandburg" is a silver-plate bowl, with some tarnishing. Measuring 12" across x 6" high, it is also in Fine condition. Property from the Estate of Rod McKuen.

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