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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 December 22nd, 1950 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1903 - 1934

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

Recordings (Results 51-75 of 77 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 98313 12-in. 2/8/1927 Funeral march from Symphony no. 3 (Eroica) Walter Damrosch Talk, with piano speaker  
Columbia 98314 12-in. 2/8/1927 Anniversary of the death of Beethoven (1827-1927) Walter Damrosch Talk, with piano speaker  
Columbia 98363 12-in. 6/7/1927 Mother Goose suite (Ma mere l'oye) Walter Damrosch ; New York Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98364 12-in. 6/7/1927 Mother Goose suite (Ma mere l'oye) Walter Damrosch ; New York Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98365 12-in. 6/7/1927 Mother Goose suite (Ma mere l'oye) Walter Damrosch ; New York Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98366 12-in. 6/9/1927 Mother Goose suite (Ma mere l'oye) Walter Damrosch ; New York Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98367 12-in. 6/9/1927 Entrance of the little fauns Walter Damrosch ; New York Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98368 12-in. 6/9/1927 Mother Goose suite (Ma mere l'oye) Walter Damrosch ; New York Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98422 12-in. 1/4/1928 Symphony in D major Walter Damrosch ; New York Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98423 12-in. 1/4/1928 Symphony in D major Walter Damrosch ; New York Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98424 12-in. 1/4/1928 Symphony in D major Walter Damrosch ; New York Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98425 12-in. 1/4/1928 Symphony in D major Walter Damrosch ; New York Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98426 12-in. 1/5/1928 Symphony in D major Walter Damrosch ; New York Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98427 12-in. 1/5/1928 Symphony in D major Walter Damrosch ; New York Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98428 12-in. 1/5/1928 Symphony in D major Walter Damrosch ; New York Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98429 12-in. 1/6/1928 Symphony in D major Walter Damrosch ; New York Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98430 12-in. 1/6/1928 Symphony in D major Walter Damrosch ; New York Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98431 12-in. 1/6/1928 Symphony in D major Walter Damrosch ; New York Symphony Orchestra Orchestra conductor  
Columbia 98558 12-in. 6/21/1928 Danny Deever Alexander J. Kisselburgh Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 8221-8222 10-in. approximately June 1922 Danny Deever Richard Bonelli Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick X11716-X11718 12-in. 10/24/1923 Danny Deever John Barclay Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick XE28146 12-in. 8/24/1928 Danny Deever John Charles Thomas Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick XE24701-XE24702 12-in. 10/11/1927 Danny Deever Richard Bonelli Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick XE25303-XE25304 12-in. 11/26/1927 Danny Deever John Charles Thomas Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 557 Not documented approximately Feb. 1911 Danny Deever Marcus Kellermann Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 51-75 of 77 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Damrosch, Walter," accessed November 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109132.

Damrosch, Walter. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109132.

"Damrosch, Walter." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 November 2020.

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