Oscar Tschirky (1866 – November 6, 1950) was a Swiss-American restaurateur who was maître d'hôtel of Delmonico's Restaurant and subsequently the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in Manhattan, New York, United States. He was widely known as "Oscar of the Waldorf" and published a large cookbook.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1866 (Le Locle), Died November 6th, 1950 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933
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Notes: Maître d'hôtel of Waldorf-Astoria Hotel known as "Oscar of the Waldorf."
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||FS-76626||14-in.||7/11/1933||A trip through the Waldorf Astoria. Production 1||Lowell Thomas||Slide show soundtrack : Talk, with pipe organ||speaker|
|Victor||FS-76627||14-in.||7/11/1933||A trip through the Waldorf Astoria. Production 1||Lowell Thomas||Slide show soundtrack : Talk, with pipe organ||speaker|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tschirky, Oscar," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107452.
Tschirky, Oscar. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107452.
"Tschirky, Oscar." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.
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