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Edwin Franko Goldman

  • Location: Right wall of Naumberg Bandshell
  • Description: Plaque on exterior wall
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 11" W: 15"
  • Dedicated: October 19, 1976
  • Donor: National Music Council, Exxon
  • Inscription: A LANDMARK OF AMERICAN MUSIC / EDWIN FRANKO GOLDMAN / 1878-1956 / COMPOSER-CONDUCTOR / THE GUGGENHEIM CONCERTS BY THE WORLD / RENOWNED GOLDMAN BAND WERE PLAYED / HERE "ON THE MALL" EVERY SUMMER FROM / 1923 TO 1969. PRESENTED BY THE / NATIONAL MUSIC COUNCIL, AND EXXON /

    SEAL OF AMERICAN REVOLUTION BICENTENNIAL 1776-1976

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