New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1859 - 1924
Erected by Historic Landmarks Preservation Center.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the New York, New York City Historic Landmarks Preservation Center Cultural Medallions series list.
Location. 40° 48.198′ N, 73° 58.095′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on West 108th Street west of Broadway, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 321 West 108th Street, New York NY 10025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Franz Sigel Statue (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Riverside Drive West 105th Street Historic District (about 700 feet away); Shinran Shonin (approx. 0.2 Shinran Shonin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel Tilden Statue (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel J. Tilden (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Dewey (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kossuth (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . . Victor Herbert (1859-1924) (Library of Congress). On the founding of ASCAP: Herbert championed composers' rights and was instrumental in advocating for the passage of the American copyright law of 1909. He co-founded, along with John Philip Sousa and Irving Berlin, the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers in 1914. He served that landmark organization as a vice-president and director until his death in 1924. He was elected to the National Institute of Arts and letters in 1908. In 1917, he won a suit in a case brought before the Supreme Court in which composers gained the right to receive fees for the performances of their works. (Submitted on October 7, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2017. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 324 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 7, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.