Leopold Damrosch

Leopold Damrosch

Birth
Poznań, Wielkopolskie, Poland
Death 15 Feb 1885 (aged 52)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Plot Sunnyside
Memorial ID 14776443 · View Source
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Conductor, Musician. Born in Posen, Prussian (now Poznań, Poland), he founded first the New York Oratorio Society in 1873, then the New York Symphony in 1878 (now known as the New York Philharmonic). He led the orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera House, and is credited with bringing German opera to New York City, New York.


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 14776443
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leopold Damrosch (22 Oct 1832–15 Feb 1885), Find a Grave Memorial no. 14776443, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .