Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Herbert, Victor

Victor Herbert(1859-1924), American composer, conductor, and cellist, born in Ireland, he was raised in Stuttgart, and studied music there. In 1886 he moved to New York and made a career as a cellist at the New York Philharmonic, later served as a conductor of Pittsburgh Symphony. He composed over 40 operettas, two cello concertos, and chamber music.

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