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 76-77 of 77 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Edison||1105||10-in.||6/25/1912||Danny Deever||Marcus Kellermann||Male vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||4737||10-in.||5/19/1916||Danny Deever||Arthur Middleton||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
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.
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