Damrosch [dam′räsh]
Walter (Johannes) 1862-1950; U.S. conductor & composer, born in Germany

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  • Damrosch — is a surname, and may refer to: Clara Mannes (born Damrosch, 1869–1948), a musician, sister of Walter Frank Damrosch (1859–1937), Silesian American conductor, music educator Leo Damrosch, American scholar and author, professor of literature at… …   Wikipedia

  • DAMROSCH — DAMROSCH, family of musicians. LEOPOLD DAMROSCH (1832–1885), born in Posen (Poznan), was a conductor and composer. He took a medical degree but devoted himself to music and the violin. As orchestral leader in Magdeburg and Weimar, and conductor… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Damrosch — ist der Nachname mehrerer Musiker: Frank Damrosch (1859–1937), deutsch amerikanischer Dirigent und Musikerzieher Leopold Damrosch (1832 1885), Komponist, Dirigent und Violinist Walter Damrosch (1862 1950), Komponist und Dirigent, Sohn von Leopold …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Damrosch — Damrosch, Leopold, Musiker, geb. 22. Okt. 1832 in Posen, gest. 15. Febr. 1885 in New York, studierte in Berlin Medizin und promovierte 1854, bildete sich aber gleichzeitig unter Ries (Violine) und Dehn (Komposition) zum Musiker aus und wirkte als …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Damrosch — Dạmrosch,   1) Leopold, Dirigent und Violinist, * Posen 22. 10. 1832, ✝ New York 15. 2. 1885, Vater von 2); kam 1857 zur Weimarer Hofkapelle, wo er mit F. Liszt, H. von Bülow und P. Cornelius in Verbindung trat, war 1858 60 Dirigent der… …   Universal-Lexikon

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  • Damrosch, Walter — ▪ American musician in full  Walter Johannes Damrosch  born Jan. 30, 1862, Breslau, Prussia [now Wrocław, Pol.] died Dec. 22, 1950, New York, N.Y., U.S.  Prussian born American orchestral conductor and composer whose activities spanned more than… …   Universalium

  • Damrosch Opera Company — The Damrosch Opera Company was an American opera company which existed from 1894 until 1900. The company was organized by Walter Damrosch, and was meant to present German opera; in this capacity it did much to advance the cause of Richard Wagner… …   Wikipedia

  • Damrosch,Leopold — Dam·rosch (dămʹrŏsh), Leopold. 1832 1885. German born American musician who was the first to conduct Wagnerian opera at New York s Metropolitan Opera House. His son Walter Johannes Damrosch (1862 1950) continued the tradition, introducing Wagner… …   Universalium

  • Damrosch, Walter Johannes — (1862 1950)    American conductor of Polish origin. Born in Breslau, he studied harmony, piano and conducting with his father Leopold Damrosch. In 1871 he moved to New York with his family, and in 1881 became conductor of the Newark, New Jersey… …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

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