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DAMROSCH Walter (D-6)

30/01/1862, Breslau, Silesia, Prussia - 22/12/1950, New York City, USA

German-born American conductor and composer. Son of composer and conductor Leopold Damrosch. He is best remembered today as long-time director of the New York Symphony Orchestra and for conducting the world premiere performances of George Gershwin's Piano Concerto in F (1925) and An American in Paris (1928). Damrosch was also instrumental in the founding of Carnegie Hall. He also conducted the first performance of Rachmaninoff's third piano concerto with Rachmaninoff himself as a soloist.

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