Found In:
    Communications/Public Relations > Press Clippings

1953-54 Scrapbook (Part 3 of 3), Feb 1, 1950 - May 31, 1954

Document Image
Record Group
  • Communications/Public Relations
  • Press Clippings
Folder Title
  • 1953-54 Scrapbook (Part 3 of 3)
  • Feb 1, 1950 - May 31, 1954
Parts 3 of this scrapbook includes: - Miscellaneous articles about the 1953-54 season - Articles on child prodigies - Young People's Concerts celebrate 30th anniversary - Gifts get Philharmonic back into black ink - Friends of the Philharmonic attend rehearsal with Mitropoulos and Rudolf Serkin - Death of long-time Personnel Manager Maurice van Praag, August 9, 1953 - Death of Herbert F. Peyser, Program Annotator for the Philharmonic - Death of contralto Kathleen Ferrier, contralto, favored soloist of Bruno Walter - Death of Vladimir Bakaleinikoff, conductor in Russia, of the Pittsburgh Orchestra and other American orchestras, and as guest conductor of the Philharmoic - Death in a plane crash of famed 31-year old pianist William Kapell on return from ans Australian concert tour - Death of Charles S. Guggenheimer, atorney and director of many corporations, and husband of Minnie guggenheimer, chairperson of the Lewisohn Stadium concert - Death of Issay Dobrowen, Russian conductor/composer, who conducted the San Francisco Symphony, the New York Philharmonic and other orchestras, and a widely-praised recording of Moussorgsky's Boris Godunov - Death of Mrs. Charles E. Mitchell, musician and music patron, and board member of the Philharmonic - Death of Simeon Bellison, clarinetist with the New York Philharmonic for twenty-seven years - Death of violist Joseph Fick - Death of Parker McCollester, Director of the Philharmonic-Symphony Society - Death of Henry E. Coe, Director of the Philharmonic-Symphony Society - Death of Mrs. Josef Stransky, widow of the former conductor of the Philharmonic - Death of Ernest Zickler, former contrbassist with the Philharmonic - Death of Ernest Wagner, former flute and piccolo player with the Philharmonic - Death if violist Zoltan Kurthy - Renewal of contract of Music Director Dimitri Mitropoulos - Miscellaneoue concert reviews - 35 Pianist play at Steinway Centenary Concert - Celebraton of 58th Birthday of Dimitri Mitropoulos - Mitropoulos to conduct at Metropolitan Opera - Joseph Szigeti celebrates 25th Anniversary with Philharmonic. December 1950 - Philharmonic Retrospect 1953-54 Season, by Olin Downes in the New York Times - Blurb advertising success of first ande Kostelanetz Philharmonic 'Pops' Concert - New York Philharmonic, 1954 Southern Tour - Steinway celebrates centennial - Joseph Szigeti celebrates 25th Anniversary with Philharmonic
Project Funder
  • Leon Levy Foundation
Collection Guarantor

Contact us

Send comments or questions about this item to the archives at