Frank Damrosch


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(b Breslau, 1859; d NY, 1937).

Ger.‐born Amer. conductor. Went to USA with father, Leopold Damrosch, in 1871. Chorusmaster NY Met 1885–91. Cond. and founder of several NY choral socs. Founded Inst. of Musical Art, NY, 1905, remaining dir. until it was merged with Juilliard Sch., 1926.

Subjects: Music.

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