Hertz, Alfred

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1872-07-15
Death 1942-04-17
Americans

Biographical notes:

American conductor of German birth.

From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : New York Jan. 13 1912, to Harry H[arkness] Flagler, 1912 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270666183

From the description of Letter signed, dated : New York Nov. 22 1903, to Herr Schaum, 1903 Nov. 22. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270666186

Alfred Hertz served as conductor for the Tivoli Theater, Cothen, The Netherlands, the Maurice Grau Opera Company, the Metropolitan Opera, New York, and the San Francisco Opera. He also served as conductor of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, and conducted many concerts at the Hollywood Bowl.

From the description of Alfred Hertz papers, 1889-1942. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 38846094

Biography

Donor: Acquired from Mr. S. Martin, 2221 Divisadaro St., San Francisco, book dealer, in 1943, and others.

Acknowledgement: To Eva Einstein, El Cerrito, for identifying the signatures on about 45 letters.

Alfred Hertz served as conductor for the Tivoli Theater, Cothen, The Netherlands, the Maurice Grau Opera Company, the Metropolitan Opera, New York, and the San Francisco Opera. He also served as conductor of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, and conducted many concerts at the Hollywood Bowl.

From the guide to the Alfred Hertz Papers, 1889-1942, (The Music Library)

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Subjects:

  • Symphony orchestras--20th century
  • Conductors (Music)
  • Opera--20th century

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Places:

  • California--San Francisco (as recorded)