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Amberg, Gustav (1844 - 1921), theater manager, producer

Bonnie Elizabeth Fleming

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2013 |
Published online February 2013 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Prague, Bohemia [now Czech Republic], 1844; d New York, NY, 22 May 1921). American theater manager and producer of Czech Republic birth. He immigrated at the age of 20 to the United States, in the midst of the Civil War, and within two years was managing German-language theaters in Detroit and Cincinnati. In 1879, along with Mathilde Cottrelly and Heinrich Conried, Amberg refurbished the historic old Bowery Theatre in

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