[Percussionists] [New York Philharmonic]

Signed Photograph from NY Phil Percussionists

Original photograph signed by four members of the NYPO Percussion Section inscribed "To George with our very best wishes-" and including signatures from Walter Rosenberger, Saul Goodman, Buster Bailey, and Morris Lang.  "9/72" written in lower right corner of image, "Feb. 1973 George" written to verso in the hand of the recipient.  Two small holes from a staple to upper left 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