Walter Damrosch (Walter Johannes Damrosch)

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Breslau, Silesia, Germany [now Wroclaw, Dolnoslaskie, Poland]
Legendary conductor, composer, author, producer, pianist and educator who arrived in the USA in 1871. He was educated in New York public schools and studied music with his father Leopold Damrosch, Rischbeiter, Urspruch, and Von Bulow. He was awarded honorary degrees from New York University, Princeton University, Columbia University, the University of Pennsylvania, Brown University, New York State University, and Washington & Jefferson College. He was accompanist to August Wilhelmj on his US tour, and permanent conductor of the Newark Harmonic Society. Read more...


Character: Walkter Damrosch

Carnegie Hall 1947