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Victor Herbert

(1859-1924)

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
1. Victor Herbert Marker
Inscription.  Irish-born, educated in Europe as a cellist, Herbert conducted the Pittsburgh Orchestra here, 1898-1904. His compositions ranged from classical orchestral works to popular operettas including “Babes in Toyland” and “Naughty Marietta.”
 
Erected 1996 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainment. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list.
 
Location. 40° 26.616′ N, 79° 57.076′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on Forbes Avenue west of South Bellefield Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Located at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History by the Shakespeare statue, in the Oakland Section of Pittsburgh. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Diplodocus carnegii (a few steps from this marker); Andrew Carnegie (about 400 feet away, measured
Victor Herbert Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, March 13, 2011
2. Victor Herbert Marker
Shakespeare statue located in front of The Carnegie Museum.
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in a direct line); Stephen C. Foster Memorial (about 400 feet away); The Hiker (about 700 feet away); Fourth Ward Memorial (about 700 feet away); Schenley Park Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Barney Dreyfuss (approx. 0.2 miles away); Forbes Field (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Music of Victor August Herbert. (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Victor Herbert at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Victor Herbert image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, 1913
3. Victor Herbert
Victor Herbert and other musicians image. Click for full size.
By Al Aumuller, circa 1920
4. Victor Herbert and other musicians
Gene Buck, Victor Herbert, John Philip Sousa, Harry B. Smith, Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin, George W. Meyer, Irving Bibo, and Otto Harbach. Library of Congress
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 579 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on March 16, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on July 26, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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