Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Ludwig Altman: A Well-Tempered Musician's Unfinished Journey Through Life

Interviewee(s):
Altman, Ludwig
Interviewer(s):
Crawford, Caroline
Glaser, Eleanor K
Title:
Ludwig Altman: A Well-Tempered Musician's Unfinished Journey Through Life
Abstract:
Family in Breslau, Germany; effect of Nazism on music; state Academy for Church and School Music, Berlin; to U.S., 1937: immigrant beginnings, organist with the San Francisco WPA Orchestra, Temple Emanu-El, Legion of Honor, San Francisco Pops, Carmel Bach Festival, and other groups; San Francisco Symphony conductors 1940-1977; Temple Emanu-El: music in the service, cantors, commissioning new works, recitals; teaching, UC Berkeley; reflections on San Francisco Jewish community.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Arts and Letters
Interview date(s):
1988
Project:
Community and Identity - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b10896293
Rights:
Altman, Ludwig. "Ludwig Altman: A Well-Tempered Musician's Unfinished Journey Through Life." Interview by Caroline Crawford and Eleanor K Glaser in 1988. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1990.