Antonin Dvořák Comes to America

Maurice Peress

in Dvorák to Duke Ellington

Published in print April 2004 | ISBN: 9780195098228
Published online May 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780199869817 | DOI:
Antonin Dvořák Comes to America

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Be it money, wanderlust, love, or politics — whatever the combination of causes that drew Dvorák to American shores — one of the most significant cultural exchanges in American history was about to begin when Dvorák, his wife, Anna, and their two oldest children, boarded the SS Saale in Bremen on September 17, 1892. After nine stormy days, they debarked onto a pier in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Keywords: Anna Dvorák; SS Saale; Bremen; Hoboken; New Jersey

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Subjects: Musicology and Music History

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