Antonín Dvorák in City of Omaha - at the end of 1893

from Letters of composers : an anthology, 1603-1945 / compiled and edited by Gertrude Norman and Miriam Lubell Shrifte., page 275:

Not long ago we went as far as Nebraska, to the town of Omaha, where there also are many Czechs. I went there to see Mr. Rosewater, a Czech from Bukovany, who, though a Jew, is a very nice gentleman. He is a personal friend of Harrison and Cleveland and many outstanding political men. He got rich here and his journal, the Omaha Bee, has had the greatest influence in the state. On the whole he is the most honoured and respected person here. We stayed at his home for three days. In the evening the Czechs came to play a serenade form me, and as were leaving, an American band arrived and played …   more >>
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Gertrude Norman and Miriam Lubell Shrifte (ed.), Letters of composers : an anthology, 1603-1945 / compiled and edited by Gertrude Norman and Miriam Lubell Shrifte. (New York, 1979), p. 275. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1424770040155 accessed: 19 May, 2024

location of experience: City of Omaha

Listeners

Antonín Dvorák
Composer
1841-1904

Listening to

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Serenade performed by Czechs, American Band

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of 1893
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others

Notes

Letter from Antonín Dvorák to Emil Kozánek, Spillville, Iowa, September 15, 1893.


Originally submitted by verafonte on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:27:20 +0000
Approved on Thu, 12 Nov 2015 14:27:33 +0000