[New York Philharmonic]

Signed Photograph from NY Phil Percussionists

Original doubleweight photograph signed by four members of the NYPO Percussion Section inscribed "To our good friend George Gaber-" and including signatures from Morris Lang, Saul Goodman, Walter Rosenberger, and Buster Bailey.  "9/72" written in lower left corner of image, "Feb. 1973 George" written to verso, both in the hand of the recipient.  Two small holes from a staple to upper left corner, light creases to lower right hand corner, else fine.  10 x 8 inches (25.4 x 20.3 cm.).

From the collection of George Gaber (1916–2007), noted percussionist who performed with a number of professional ensembles, including the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and Baltimore Symphony and worked with Leonard Bernstein, Otto Klemperer, Igor Stravinsky, Henry Mancini, Duke Ellington and many others over the span of his career.  From 1960 to 1986 taught percussion at the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and was also an artist in residence at Carnegie Mellon University, an adjudicator for National Music Arts in Japan and the Canadian Music Competition, and a Hall of Fame recipient in Percussion Arts Society.


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Signed Photograph