Emanuel Balaban, American conductor, educator. Member Beethoven Association, The Bohemians, American Gear Manufacturers Association.
Balaban, Emanuel was born on January 27, 1895 in Brooklyn. Son of Joseph and Olga (Liebman) Balaban.
Student Institute Museum Art, New York City, 1912-1914, also private study.
July 1942); married second, Priscilla Sanford Brown, July 27, 1942. Accompanist for Zimbalist, Morini, Elman, others, 1915-1922. Assistant conductor, Dresden (Germany) Opera, 1922-1925.
Guest conductor Berlin Philharmonic, National Symphony, Washington, New York Philharmonic, others. Director opera department Eastman School Music, 1929-1944. Conductor Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, 1944-1945.
Conductor New York City Ballet, England, 1950. Faculty Juilliard School Music, 1947-1973, conductor, coach opera theatre and department vocal literature, 1963-1973. Faculty Tanglewood-Berkshire Music Center, 1953-1956.
Member Beethoven Association, The Bohemians, American Gear Manufacturers Association.
Married Nina de Witt, August 1923 (divorced July 1942). Married second, Priscilla Sanford Brown, July 27, 1942.