Sherwin Badger collection, 1961-1972.
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The son of German immigrants, Gunther Schuller was born in New York on November 22, 1925. His professional music career began as a horn player, performing with the American Ballet Theater, as principal horn in the Cincinnati Symphony (1943-1945) and with the Metropolitan Opera from 1945-1959. Schuller's jazz career also began as a French horn player on Miles Davis's Birth of the Cool recording (1949-1950). As an educator, Schuller first taught at the Manhattan School of Music from 1950-1953. Fro...
Commissioned by the St. Louis Masque and Pageant Society in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the founding of St. Louis. Composed 1914. First performance on Art Hill in Forrest Park, St. Louis, 28 May 1914, by the Pageant Drama Association.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of No. XXXVIII : finale. [19--?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 51497053 Composed 1898. First performance Munich, 14 July 1898. Dedicated to the composer's wif...
Sherwin Badger was born in Boston on August 29, 1901. He graduated from Harvard University in 1923. After two years with the United Fruit Company in Boston and Cuba, he joined the Boston News Bureau moving to New York with the Dow Jones Publications in 1925. He served as editor of Barrons, the National Financial Weekly from 1932-1935. Mr. Badger, in addition to his business activities, was a world champion sportsman, having twice represented the United States in Figure Skating at the Olympics. A...