Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924

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Composed 1884-85. First performance Stuttgart, 8 December 1885, the composer as soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of 1st concerto for violoncello, op. 8 / by Victor Herbert. [1965?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50216538

Victor Herbert (1859-1924) cellist, co-founder of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), conductor and composer is best known as the composer of light operas such as Babes in Toyland, The Red mill and Naughty Marietta.

From the description of Victor Herbert collection (bulk 1880-1924). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71128315

First performance Pittsburgh, 18 January 1901, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the composer conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Hero and Leander : a symphonic poem, Op. 33 / by Victor Herbert. [1958?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50216563

American composer, conductor, and cellist of Irish birth.

From the description of Clipped signature. : no content, 1859-1924. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270666154

From the description of "'The Nightingale and the Star' / (Henry Blossom) / Valse brillante (2d Act.) / Fifi. / Henry Blossom / Victor Herbert" : autograph manuscript, 1905. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270566384

From the description of Autograph letter signed, dated : Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Aug. 29 1902, to J. Bernard Boss in Philadelphia, 1902 Aug. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270666150

Victor Herbert, born in Dublin, Ireland in 1859, was the dominant composer for the Broadway musical stage from the late 1800s to the 1920s.

His major works include THE SERENADE (1897), THE FORTUNE TELLER (1898), BABES IN TOYLAND (1903), MLLE. MODISTE (1905), THE RED MILL (1906), NAUGHTY MARIETTA (1910), SWEETHEARTS (1913), and THE ONLY GIRL (1914). Mr. Herbert's most frequent lyric partner was Harry B. Smith.

A number of Victor Herbert musicals were adapted for film, including BABES IN TOYLAND (1934 and 1961), MLLE. MODISTE (retitled KISS ME AGAIN, 1931), NAUGHTY MARIETTA (1935), and SWEETHEARTS (1938). Mr. Herbert was also a cellist, a conductor and a leader in the formation of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). In 1939 a film, The Great Victor Herbert, was made about his life. Victor Herbert died in New York in 1924.

From the description of Papers, 1894-1973. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626739

Biographical Note

  • 1859, Feb. 1: Born, Dublin, Ireland. Herbert’s mother, Fanny Lover, was the daughter of Irish novelist, poet and composer, Samuel Lover (1797-1868)
  • 1862: Herbert's father, Edward Herbert, a Dublin barrister, died in Paris
  • circa 1866: Herbert’s mother married German physician Wilhelm Schmidt Family moved to Stuttgart Herbert received general education as well as training in music, learning to play the piano, flute and piccolo
  • 1874 - 1876 : Studied cello in Baden-Baden, with Bernhard Cossmann, one of the great cellists of the nineteenth century
  • 1876 - 1880 : Toured in orchestras and as a soloist
  • 1879 - circa 1880 : Played in the orchestra of Baron Paul von Derwies, who also had an opera company
  • 1880 - 1881 : Played in Eduard Strauss' orchestra, in Vienna Performed as cello soloist
  • 1881: Returned to Stuttgart and lived with his mother Accepted a position in the court orchestra Entered Stuttgart conservatory, where he studied composition with composer, conductor, and violinist Max Seifriz
  • 1881, Oct. 25: First appearance (on short notice) as soloist with symphonic orchestra in Goltermann's Concerto in A minor
  • 1882, July 8 - 12 : Played in the orchestra of Tonkünstler-Versammlung des Allgemeinen Deutschen Musik-Verein in Zürich; performances by Liszt were for Herbert the highlights of the festival; the entire experience influenced Herbert greatly
  • 1883, Oct. 23: Soloist in first performance of his Suite for Cello and Orchestra, Op. 3, with Stuttgart Orchestra; this is Herbert's earliest known work (earlier opus numbers have not been accounted for)
  • 1885 Fall: Joined the faculty of the Neue Stuttgarter Musikschule Retained position in court orchestra Met Therese Förster (1861-1927), a Viennese soprano in the court opera
  • 1885, Dec. 8: Soloist in first performance of his Cello Concerto No. 1, in D major, Op. 8
  • 1886, Aug. 14: Married Therese Förster in Vienna
  • 1886, Oct. 24: Arrived in New York City Therese Herbert-Förster hired as leading soprano at the Metropolitan Opera Herbert hired as cellist in orchestra
  • 1886, Nov. 8: Therese Herbert-Förster opened the Metropolitan Opera’s season in the title role of Carl Goldmark’s Die Königin von Saba
  • 1886, Nov. 12: Therese Herbert-Förster sang the title role in the first Met performance of Verdi’s Aïda (in German)
  • 1886 - 1887 : Therese Herbert-Förster made twelve appearances at the Met singing Wagnerian roles: Elsa in Lohengrin, Irene in Rienzi, and Elizabeth in Tannhäuser
  • 1887, Jan. 8: Herbert's first appearance in New York as cello soloist in three movements of his Suite, Op. 3, with the New York Symphony Society, Walter Damrosch, conducting
  • 1887, Dec. 8: First New York performance as a chamber musician, with the New York String Quartet; the quartet gave three concerts during the 1887-1888 season
  • 1887, Dec. 10: Soloist in his Cello Concerto No. 1 at Theodore Thomas’ matinee concert for young people; that evening, Herbert and Thomas played the concerto again, on short notice, with the New York Philharmonic Society
  • 1887: Formed Majestic Orchestre Internationale, 40-piece orchestra which played light music in New York and Boston
  • 1888 Feb.: Therese Herbert-Förster made a single (and final) appearance at the Met; her early departure remains unexplained, although she continued to sing successfully elsewhere for several years
  • 1889 Fall: Herbert joined faculty of National Conservatory of Music, New York
  • 1889 - 1891 : Served as associate conductor of Worcester (County Music) Festival
  • 1891, Sept. 24: First performance of his dramatic cantata The Captive, Op. 5, at the Worcester Festival
  • 1893: Became leader of 22nd Regiment Band of the New York National Guard (also known as the “Gilmore Band”), following Patrick Sarsfield Gilmore and then D. W. Reeves as conductor
  • 1893 - 1900 : Toured with the 22nd Regiment Band of the New York National Guard
  • 1894, Mar. 9 - 10 : Soloist in first performances of his Cello Concerto No. 2, Op. 30, with New York Philharmonic Society, Anton Seidl, conducting
  • 1894, Nov. 20: First performance of Prince Ananias, at the Broadway Theatre in New York (the first of Herbert’s 45 operettas and operas)
  • 1895, Sept. 26: First performance of The Wizard of the Nile, at the Grand Opera House in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
  • 1898 - 1904 : Conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra where he presented some of his own works
  • 1901 - 1902 : Sued the Musical Courier for libel and won (relating to Marc A. Blumenberg's article of July 17, 1901 accusing Herbert of plagiarism and disparaging his skill as a conductor)
  • 1902, June 16: First performance by the Victor Herbert Orchestra, at Willow Grove Park
  • 1902, Oct. 14: Became a United States citizen
  • 1903, Jan. 2: First performance of his orchestral suite, Columbus, Op. 35 (Herbert’s last symphonic work)
  • 1903, Oct. 13: First performance of Babes in Toyland, at the Majestic Theatre in New York
  • 1904, Oct. 7: First performance of Mlle. Modiste, at the Taylor Opera House in Trenton, New Jersey
  • 1904: Organized the Victor Herbert Orchestra in New York, specializing in well-played light music
  • 1906: Testified on behalf of composers during the first Congressional hearings on the copyright revision bill of 1906
  • 1907, May 3: Herbert’s orchestra performed his composition, The Friars, for a banquet held by The Friars’ Club (it became the official “hymn” of the Monastery, the Friars’ clubhouse)
  • 1907 - 1908 : Testified on behalf of composers during Congressional hearings on the copyright revision bill of 1906
  • 1909: Victor Herbert Orchestra contracted to record exclusively for the National Phonograph Company Victor Herbert Orchestra released their first recording (selections from Mlle. Modiste) in July Herbert advised on artistic and technical matters for the National Phonograph Company Copyright revision bill passed
  • 1910, Oct. 24: First performance of Naughty Marietta, at the Wieting Opera House in Syracuse, N.Y.
  • 1911, Feb. 25: First performance of the opera Natoma, by the Philadelphia-Chicago Opera Co., starring Mary Garden and John McCormack
  • 1911, Sept. 14: First performance of When Sweet Sixteen, in New York
  • 1911, Oct. 9: First performance of The Enchantress, at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C.
  • 1911, Oct. 16: First performance of The Duchess on Broadway, the second of three Herbert operettas to open on Broadway within thirty-five days
  • 1911, Oct. 19: First New York performance of The Enchantress
  • 1914, Jan. 24: First performance of his opera Madeleine, by the Metropolitan Opera, starring Frances Alda and Paul Althouse
  • 1914: Herbert was one of nine founders of ASCAP; he served as vice president until his death
  • 1916, June 6: Silent film The Fall of a Nation first shown in New York (Herbert’s score is possibly the earliest through-composed score to accompany a feature film)
  • 1920, Feb. 20: First performance of My Golden Girl, at the Nora Bayes Theatre
  • 1921, July - 1921 Aug. : Conducted symphony concerts at the Lewisohn Stadium in New York for three weeks
  • 1922, Sept. 22: First performance of Orange Blossoms, in Philadelphia at the Garrick Theatre
  • 1923, May 1: Conductor at the Cosmopolitan Theatre
  • 1924, Feb. 12: First performance of Suite of Serenades, conducted by Paul Whiteman, at New York’s Aeolian Hall, on the same program with the first performance of Gershwin's Rhapsody In Blue
  • 1924, Apr. 22: First performance of The Dream Girl, Herbert’s last operetta, at the Shubert Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut (first New York performance on August 20 at the Ambassador Theatre)
  • 1924, May 26: Died in New York of cardiac arrest

From the guide to the Victor Herbert Collection, 1880-1939, (bulk 1894-1924), (Music Division Library of Congress)

Victor Herbert, born in Dublin, Ireland in 1859, was the dominant composer for the Broadway musical stage from the late 1800s to the 1920s. His major works include The Serenade (1897), The Fortune Teller (1898), Babes in Toyland (1903), Mlle. Modiste (1905), The Red Mill (1906), Naughty Marietta (1910), Sweethearts (1913), and The Only Girl (1914). Mr. Herbert's most frequent lyric partner was Harry B. Smith.

A number of Victor Herbert musicals were adapted for film, including Babes in Toyland (1934 and 1961), Mlle. Modiste (retitled Kiss Me Again, 1931), Naughty Marietta (1935), and Sweethearts (1938). Mr. Herbert was also a cellist, a conductor and a leader in the formation of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP). In 1939 a film, The Great Victor Herbert, was made about his life. Victor Herbert died in New York in 1924.

From the guide to the Victor Herbert papers, 1894-1973, (The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.)

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creatorOf Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Miss Dolly Dollars : a comic opera in two acts / lyrics by Harry B. Smith ; music by Victor Herbert. University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
creatorOf Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. A lambs tale : Life / Victor Herbert. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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creatorOf Haverlin, Carl, 1899-1985,. Rare books, letters, and documents, 1778-1985. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
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creatorOf Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Finale, 1st scene / [music by] Victor Herbert ; [lyrics by] Frederic Arnold Kummer. Library of Congress
creatorOf Smith, Harry B. (Harry Bache), 1860-1936. Sweethearts. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. That matrimonial glide / [music by] Victor Herbert ; [lyrics by] Frederic Arnold Kummer. Library of Congress
creatorOf Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. When you know me better / [music by] Victor Herbert ; [lyrics by] Rob. B. Smith. Library of Congress
creatorOf Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Just a hobby--that's all / [music by] Victor Herbert ; [lyrics by] Frederic Arnold Kummer. Library of Congress
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creatorOf Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Saxophone solo / Victor Herbert. Library of Congress
creatorOf Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. "The dream girl" [Book by Rida Johnson Young and Harold Atteridge. Music by Victor Herbert. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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referencedIn Jascha Heifetz Collection, 1802-1987, (bulk 1911-1974) Music Division Library of Congress
creatorOf Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. [Hero and Leander. Album leaf] : autograph manuscript, 1903 Nov. Pierpont Morgan Library.
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creatorOf Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. What shall we do if the moon goes out / [music by] Victor Herbert ; [lyrics by] Frederic Arnold Kummer. Library of Congress
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creatorOf Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Over the garden wall / [music by] Victor Herbert ; [lyrics by] Rob. B. Smith. Library of Congress
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creatorOf Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. The love boat / music by Victor Herbert ; [words by] Gene Buck. Library of Congress
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creatorOf Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924. Think it over / [music by] Victor Herbert ; [lyrics by] Frederic Arnold Kummer. Library of Congress
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referencedIn Goldman, Edwin Franko, 1878-1956. Edwin Franko Goldman autograph collection, 1823-1954. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
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associatedWith American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. corporateBody
associatedWith Atteridge, Harold Richard, 1886-1938. person
associatedWith Barnes, Cora Battenfelder, 1884-1951. person
associatedWith Benney, Robert, 1904-2001 person
associatedWith Berger. person
associatedWith Berliner, Emile, 1851-1929 person
associatedWith Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989 person
associatedWith Bispham, David Scull, 1857-1921. person
associatedWith Bloomfield-Zeisler, Fannie, 1863-1927. person
associatedWith Blossom, Henry, 1866-1919. person
associatedWith Boss, J. Bernard, person
associatedWith Boston Theatre (Washington Street, Boston, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Buck, Gene. person
associatedWith Charles, Vera. person
associatedWith Cohalan, Daniel F., 1865-1946. person
associatedWith Corning, John Herbert, d. ca. 1940. person
associatedWith Cullen, Frank, 1936- person
associatedWith De Sylva, B. G. (Buddy Gard), 1896-1950. person
associatedWith Dix, Beulah Marie, 1876-1970. person
associatedWith Dupré, Marcel, 1886-1971. person
correspondedWith Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904 person
associatedWith Eyre, Laurence. person
associatedWith Franko, Sam, 1857-1937. person
associatedWith Frew, William N., 1854-1915. person
associatedWith Friends of Irish Freedom. corporateBody
associatedWith Gilmore's Band. corporateBody
associatedWith Glenn, John Carter. person
associatedWith Goldman, Edwin Franko, 1878-1956. person
associatedWith Green, Johnny, 1908-1989 person
associatedWith Gresac, Fred de. person
associatedWith Gunn, Glenn Dillard, 1874-1963. person
associatedWith Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963. person
associatedWith Haverlin, Carl, 1899-1985, person
associatedWith Heifetz, Jascha, 1901-1987 person
correspondedWith Herbert-Förster, Therese person
associatedWith Janssen, Werner, 1899-1990. person
associatedWith J.C. Williamson (Firm) corporateBody
associatedWith John Carter Glenn person
associatedWith Keating, George T., b. 1892 person
associatedWith Kummer, Frederic Arnold, 1873-1943. person
associatedWith Langey, Otto, 1851-1922 person
associatedWith Lazarus, Milton. person
associatedWith Ledbetter, Steven. person
associatedWith Liszt, Franz, 1811-1886. person
associatedWith Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868 person
associatedWith MacDonough, Glen, d. 1924. person
associatedWith Mary Flagler Cary Music Collection (Pierpont Morgan Library) corporateBody
associatedWith McNeilly, Donald, 1945- person
associatedWith Moldenhauer, Hans person
correspondedWith Moldenhauer, Hans, collector. person
associatedWith Moss, George H. person
associatedWith Myers, C. R. person
associatedWith Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Music Library. General Manuscript Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Ormandy, Eugene, 1899-1985. person
associatedWith Parker, Horatio W. (Horatio William), 1863-1919. person
associatedWith Peerce, Jan, 1904-1984 person
associatedWith Pfeiffer, John, 1920- person
associatedWith Philadelphia Orchestra. corporateBody
associatedWith Pittsburgh Orchestra (1896-1910) corporateBody
associatedWith Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. corporateBody
associatedWith Ponselle, Rosa, 1897-1981 person
correspondedWith Provine, William B. person
associatedWith Railroad Hour Radio Program corporateBody
associatedWith Reisman, Leo, 1897-1961 person
associatedWith Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951. person
associatedWith Sanford, Harold, 1879-1945 person
associatedWith Scherman, Thomas. person
associatedWith Schillinger, Joseph, 1895-1943 person
associatedWith Sedlaczek, Ludwig M., 1875-1965 person
associatedWith Smith, Harry B. person
associatedWith Smith, Harry Bache, 1860-1936 person
associatedWith Smith, R. Grant, 1931- person
associatedWith Smith, Robert B. person
associatedWith Smith, Robert B. (Robert Bache), 1875-1951. person
associatedWith Sooy, H. O. (Harry O.), 1875-1927. person
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associatedWith Sousa Preservation Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Sousa Preservation Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Sousa Preservation Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Sousa Preservation Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Steuermann, Edward person
associatedWith Stock, Frederick, 1872-1942. person
associatedWith Sutherland, Evelyn Greenleaf, 1855-1908. person
associatedWith Swift, Kay, 1897-1993 person
associatedWith Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909. person
associatedWith Tams-Witmark Music Library corporateBody
associatedWith Thomas A. Edison, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Victor Herbert Orchestra. corporateBody
associatedWith Victor Herbert's 22nd Regiment Band. corporateBody
associatedWith Wagner, Ernest, person
associatedWith Wicker, C. H., artist. person
associatedWith Wise, Arthur, 1906-1973. person
associatedWith Witmark, Isidore, 1871-1941. person
associatedWith Young, Rida Johnson. person
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associatedWith Young, Rita Johnson, 1875-1926. person
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Subject
Popular music--Writing and publishing--United States
Musical comedies--Librettos. Dream girl
Easter music
Organ music
Orchestral music--Scores
Conductors (Music)--United States
Songs with band--Parts
Revues
Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
Musical theater--United States
Popular music--1911-1920
Musicals--Librettos
Musical comedies--Librettos. Babes in Toyland
Musicals--Excerpts
Musical comedies--Librettos. Orange blossoms
Composers--United States
Musicals--Excerpts, Arranged--Parts
Overtures, Arranged
Popular instrumental music--1901-1910
Operas--Scores and parts
Wind quintets, Arranged--Parts
Drama--Collections
Musical revues, comedies, etc.--Excerpts, Arranged--Scores and parts
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices, 4 parts) with piano
Songs (medium voice) with piano
Opera--Scores
Drama--Types--Operetta
Musical revues, comedies, etc.--Scores
String orchestra music--Parts
Band music, Arranged--Scores and parts
Anthems
Operas Excerpts--Vocal scores with piano
Musicals--Scores and parts
Suites (Violoncello with orchestra)--Scores
Opera--Excerpts, Arranged--Parts
Revues--Excerpts
Symphonic poems--Excerpts
Musicals
Violoncello with string orchestra--Scores
Musical revues, comedies, etc.--Excerpts--Piano scores
Opera
Band music--Parts
Musicals--Excerpts, Arranged
Operetta--20th century
Trios (Piano, clarinet, viola), Arranged--Parts
Musical sketches
Musical theater
Music--Manuscripts
Dance orchestra music, Arranged--Parts
Musical theater--United States--20th century
Drama
Operas--Excerpts--Piano scores
Operas--Vocal scores with piano
Musical revues, comedies, etc.--Vocal scores with piano
Copyright--Performing rights--United States
Musicals--Excerpts--Vocal scores with piano
Musicals--Parts
Prompt-book
Musical shows
Motion picture music--Excerpts--Scores
Revues--Scores and parts
Musical revues, comedies, etc.--Excerpts--Vocal scores with piano
Songs (High voice) with band--Scores and parts
Band music, Arranged--Parts
Orchestral music--Scores and parts
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Birth 1859-02-01

Death 1924-05-26

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