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Rodzinski Resignation Drafts, Feb 18, 1947 - Feb 28, 1947

Drafts of public statement of Artur Rodzinski (AR) following his termination by the Board of Directors of the New York Philharmonic, with handwritten comments by AR; Edited drafts of letter to Olin Downes, Music Critic of the New York Times, in response to published accounts of Rodzinski's termination as Musical Director of the New York Philharmonic; Heavily edited drafts of AR statement providing specifics of continuing conflict between business manager Arthur Judson (AJ), the Board of Directors and the Musical Director (AR), with regard to hiring of conductors and soloists, musical programs and other exanples of alleged artistic interference by the Manager and the Board of Directors; Conflicts of interests arising from individuals on the payroll of both the Philharmonic and Columbia Concerts Corporation, including lead counsel Ralph F. Colin and AJ; ALS-Artur Rodzxinski, handwritten drafts of public statements following his dismissal from the Philharmonic; Dual roles and responsibilities of Arthur Judson as Manager of the Philharmonic and Head of Columbia Concerts Corporation
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Preferred Citation
Rodzinski Resignation Drafts, 18 Feb 1947 - 28 Feb 1947, Folder 1078-01-11, Music Director/Conductors Records, New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives.