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Walter Damrosch

Walter Johannes Damrosch (January 30, 1862 – December 22, 1950) was a German-born American conductor and composer. He is best remembered today as long-time director of the New York Symphony Orchestra and for conducting the world premiere performances of George Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F (1925) and An American in Paris (1928). Damrosch was also instrumental in the founding of Carnegie Hall. He also conducted the first performance of Rachmaninov's third piano concerto with Rachmaninov himself as a soloist.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 30th, 1862 (Wrocław), Died New York City

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1903 - 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, composer, choral director, speaker, arranger, piano

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 77 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor A-679 7-in. 11/9/1903 Danny Deever George Alexander Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-679 10-in. 11/9/1903 Danny Deever George Alexander Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor CVE-7021 12-in. 4/20/1927 Danny Deever Reinald Werrenrath Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-7021 12-in. 4/29/1909 Danny Deever Reinald Werrenrath Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-11278 10-in. 11/27/1911 Danny Deever Percy Hemus Male vocal solo composer  
Victor C-11278 12-in. 2/14/1913 Danny Deever Percy Hemus Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-21274 12-in. 12/21/1917 The star spangled banner John Philip Sousa ; Sousa's Band Band arranger  
Victor C-28896 12-in. 11/15/1923 Werrenrath song medley Reinald Werrenrath Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-33083 12-in. 7/15/1925 Danny Deever Royal Dadmun Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-34529 12-in. 2/6/1926 Where'er you walk Associated Glee Clubs of America Male vocal chorus choral director  
Victor CVE-34531 12-in. 2/6/1926 Bedouin song Associated Glee Clubs of America Male vocal chorus choral director  
Victor CVE-34533 12-in. 2/6/1926 Sylvia Associated Glee Clubs of America Male vocal chorus choral director  
Victor BVE-34534 10-in. 2/6/1926 The gondoliers : Finale, part 1 Associated Glee Clubs of America Male vocal chorus choral director  
Victor CVE-34535 12-in. 2/6/1926 The gondoliers : Finale, part 2 Associated Glee Clubs of America Male vocal chorus choral director  
Victor CVE-34541 12-in. 2/6/1926 Sweet and low Associated Glee Clubs of America Male vocal chorus choral director  
Victor BVE-34543 10-in. 2/6/1926 The hundred pipers Associated Glee Clubs of America Male vocal chorus choral director  
Victor CVE-34545 12-in. 2/6/1926 Autumn sea Associated Glee Clubs of America Male vocal chorus choral director  
Victor CVE-34546 12-in. 2/6/1926 Prayer of Thanksgiving Associated Glee Clubs of America Male vocal chorus choral director  
Victor CVE-59788 12-in. 5/13/1930 Airs de ballet Walter Damrosch ; National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, D.C.) Orchestra conductor  
Victor CVE-59789 12-in. 5/13/1930 Airs de ballet Walter Damrosch ; National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, D.C.) Orchestra conductor  
Victor CVE-59790 12-in. 5/13/1930 Airs de ballet Walter Damrosch ; National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, D.C.) Orchestra conductor  
Victor CVE-59793 12-in. 5/16/1930 Ballet divertissement Walter Damrosch ; National Symphony Orchestra [Washington, D.C.] Orchestra conductor  
Victor CVE-59794 12-in. 5/16/1930 Ballet divertissement Walter Damrosch ; National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, D.C.) Orchestra conductor  
Victor CVE-59795 12-in. 5/16/1930 Ballet divertissement Walter Damrosch ; National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, D.C.) Orchestra conductor  
Victor CVE-59797 12-in. 5/20/1930 Gavotte in D Walter Damrosch ; National Symphony Orchestra (Washington, D.C.) Orchestra conductor  
(Results 1-25 of 77 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Damrosch, Walter," accessed October 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109132.

Damrosch, Walter. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109132.

"Damrosch, Walter." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 October 2020.

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