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Oscar Tschirky

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

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker

Notes: Maître d'hôtel of Waldorf-Astoria Hotel known as "Oscar of the Waldorf."

Recordings

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  

Citation

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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107452

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