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Ferdinand Wight Neumann, German impresario.

Background

Neumann, Ferdinand Wight was born on November 3, 1851 in Hamburg, Germany. Son of Neumann and Berta (Heckscher) Neumann.

Education

Educated gymnasium and college, Hamburg.

Career

Came to the United States, 1877. At Chicago, since 1884. Originally appeared under his auspices, at Chicago, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera County, New York, Boston Grand Opera Company, also Paderewski, Josef Hofmann, Schumann-Heink, Sembrich, Kubelik, Eames, Ysaye, Elman, Calve, Melba, Nordica, Caruso and many others.

United States consul at Cologne, Germany, 1897.

Connections

Married Lillian Denny Mallory, May 6, 1897.

father:
Neumann Neumann

mother:
Berta (Heckscher) Neumann

spouse:
Lillian Denny Mallory