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 Johann Emil Oberhoffer

Johann Emil Oberhoffer

Birth
Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Death 22 May 1933 (aged 65)
San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Burial Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Plot Section 44 Lot 39 Grave 3
Memorial ID 5966 · View Source
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Violinist and composer Johann Emil Oberhoffer was born in Munich and in 1885 immigrated to New York. In 1897 he moved to Minneapolis where he conducted the Schubert Club Chorus and Orchestra of St. Paul. He began organizing a permanent symphony orchestra in Minneapolis and in 1903 he conducted the first Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra. He was later guest conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and the San Francisco, St. Louis, and Detroit Symphonies and conductor of concerts at the Hollywood Bowl.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 25 Jul 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5966
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Johann Emil Oberhoffer (10 Aug 1867–22 May 1933), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5966, citing Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .