New York in New York County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Sergei Vassilevich Rachmaninoff
(1873 - 1943)
Presented by Voytek Matushevski, Lucia DeBrilli, Raphael Kastoriano, The Commercial Bank of New York, Steinway & Sons and the City of New York.
In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of Rachmaninoff's death, the 100th anniversary of his professional debut and the 120th of his birth.
Erected 1993 by The City of New York and 5 others (see marker transcription).
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1918.
Location. 40° 47.263′ N, 73° 58.734′ W. Marker Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 505 West End Avenue, New York NY 10024, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Where Poe Wrote “The Raven” (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Where Poe wrote The Raven (about 600 feet away); The Saxony (about 600 feet away); Volunteer of America Centennial Rose Garden (approx. 0.2 miles away); Warsaw Ghetto Memorial Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Memorial to Six Million Jews of Europe (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dorothy Parker (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Herman "Babe" Ruth (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
Also see . . .
1. Sergei Rachmaninoff (Wikipedia). Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff (Russian: Серге́й Васи́льевич Рахма́нинов, tr. Sergéj Vasíl'evič Rahmáninov; IPA: [sʲɪrˈɡʲej rɐxˈmanʲɪnəf];] 1 April [O.S. 20 March] 1873 – 28 March 1943) was a Russian pianist, composer, and conductor of the late-Romantic period, some of whose works are (Submitted on October 9, 2016.)
2. Sergei Rachmaninoff Voice and Video. 9 minute narrated collection of video clips of Rachmaninoff. Includes shots of him standing outside his building at 505 West End Avenue. (Submitted on October 9, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 9, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.