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Dodge Brothers March sheet music

Accession 1993.247

Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library


PO Box 3630
Wilmington, Delaware, 19807
302-658-2400
research@hagley.org

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[Description and dates], Box/folder number, Dodge Brothers March sheet music (Accession 1993.247), Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Dodge Brothers March sheet music
Dates: 1920
Accession Number: 1993.247
Creator: Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924; Pitkin, Maxwell I.
Extent: 1 item
Physical Description: 1 score (7 p.) : 9.25 x 12.25 in.
Location: GL Box 1
Language of Material: English
Repository: Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department
Abstract: Victor Herbert (1859-1924) was a composer, conductor and cellist. This item is sheet music of the Dodge Brothers March which was composed in honor of Horace E. Dodge.
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Administrative Information


Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

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Biographical Note

Victor Herbert (1859-1924) was a composer, conductor and cellist. He immigrated to the United States from Germany in 1886. He played in the Metropolitan Orchestra and had his early composition performed by the New York Philharmonic Society. He conducted the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra from 1898 to 1904 and then organized his own concert orchestra. In 1914, Herbert helped found the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). He composed more than forty operettas and two grand operas.

Horace E. Dodge (1868-1920) was the co-founder of the Dodge Brothers Company which manufactures automobiles. His wife, Anna Thompson Dodge (1871-1970) had studied music. Both Dodge and his wife were benefactors to several music organizations.

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Scope and Content

Music by Victor Herbert Lyric by Maxwell I. Pitkin. "Dedicated by Mr. Herbert to Mr. Horace E. Dodge in respectful appreciation of his efforts toward the advancement of American Music." Published especially for Dodge Brothers by Jerome H Remick & Co., Detroit.

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Access Points

Popular music--United States.
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