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Edwin Franko Goldman

1878 – 1956

 

— Composer – Conductor —

 
Edwin Franko Goldman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2012
1. Edwin Franko Goldman Marker
Inscription.  A Landmark of American Music 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 the American Revolution Bicentennial 1776-1976
 
Erected 1976 by National Music Council and Exxon.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
 
Location. 40° 46.362′ N, 73° 58.266′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from The Mall. The marker is mounted on the bandshell located on The Mall in New York Central Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10019, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of Elkan Naumburg (here, next to this marker); 307th Infantry AEF (within shouting distance of this marker); Knights of Pythias Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Harriman Rumsey Playground (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); City Employees War Memorial
The Naumburg Bandshell image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, May 14, 2012
2. The Naumburg Bandshell
The Edwin Franko Goldman Marker is on the left side of the band stand.
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(about 400 feet away); Restoration of Bethesda Arcade’s Minton Tile Ceiling: (about 400 feet away); Bethesda Fountain and Terrace (about 400 feet away); S. Rankin Drew (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .
1. Edwin Franko Goldman. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on October 11, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. The Day the Music Almost Died -- The Naumburg Bandshell. "Daytonian in Manhattan" entry. (Submitted on April 8, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Edwin Franko Goldman image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Primephonic, unknown
3. Edwin Franko Goldman
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 488 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   3. submitted on October 11, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 26, 2022