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musician

David Greenbaum, musician. member Cleveland Orchestra, 1940-1944, Metropolitan Opera Company, 1944-1948, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1948-1974.

Background

Greenbaum, David was born on March 29, 1908 in Glasgow, Scotland. Son of Barnet and Annie (Wasserstrum) Greenbaum.

Education

Educated Scottish National Academy, Royal College Music London.

Career

Studied wtih W. E. Whitehouse, London. Cellist Scottish National Symphony, London Philharmonic Orchestra at Covent Garden, 1937, British Broadcasting Corporation recitals, New York Philharmonic Orchestra, 1941-1946. Member Cleveland Orchestra, 1940-1944, Metropolitan Opera Company, 1944-1948, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1948-1974.

Solo cellist Russian Ballet, New York City, 1939, Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, 1944. Faculty Settlement School Music, Cleveland, 1940, Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1957. Named Chicagoan of Year for Outstanding Cultural Achievement from Mayor Daley, 1971.

Recipient Director’s scholarship Royal College London, 1928-1930. Home: Chicago, Ill.

Membership

Member Cleveland Orchestra, 1940-1944, Metropolitan Opera Company, 1944-1948, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1948-1974.

Connections

Married Hilda Feinblatt, April. Children: Joan (Mistress William Goldsmith), Marvin.

father:
Barnet Greenbaum

mother:
Annie (Wasserstrum) Greenbaum

spouse:
Hilda Feinblatt

children:
Joan Greenbaum (Mistress William Goldsmith)

Marvin Greenbaum