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1933-34 Scrapbook (Part 2 of 3), Feb 1, 1934 - Apr 2, 1934

- Harry Harkness Flagler and Hellen Huntington Hull (Mrs. Vincent Astor) lead public drive for funding to close the deficit; Endorsed by Governor Herbert L. Lehman and Mayor Fiorelli H. LaGuardia - Toscanini continues Beethoven cycle - Hans Lange returns to conduct the orchestra while Toscanini takes a brief vacation - Guiomar Novaes, Hulda Lashanska, and Vladimir Horowitz appear as soloists - Philharmonic Fund Rally is organized for February - First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt, broadcasts an appeal to her fellow radio audience members to help raise the \$500,000 needed for the Philharmonic deficit fund - Children attending Young People's Concerts are encouraged to contribute pennies and other change toward saving the Philharmonic - Gregor Piatigorsky and Myra Hess are soloists for concerts conducted by Hans Lange - Ernest Schelling presents prizes to children for best concert notebooks - Fund drive planned for Toscanini's birthday - Jose Iturbi is soloist on two Mozart concertos
Project Funder
  • Leon Levy Foundation
Preferred Citation
1933-34 Scrapbook (Part 2 of 3), 1 Feb 1934 - 2 Apr 1934, Folder 555-022-02, Communications/Public Relations Records, New York Philharmonic Shelby White & Leon Levy Digital Archives.