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musician

George Dasch, musician. Member Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, 1895-1898; Mason. Collaborator, with Frederick A. Stock and Osbourne McConathy, Symphony Series of Programs for School and Community Orchestra.

Background

Dasch, George was born on May 14, 1887 in Cincinnati. Son of George and Margaret (Job) Dasch.

Education

Diploma College of Music, Cincinnati, 1895, Museum D. (honorary) 1945.

Career

Member Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, 1895-1898. Joined Theodore Thomas Orchestra, Chicago, 1898, and continued with same and its successor. Chicago Symphony Orchestra until 1923.

Assistant conductor Chicago Civic Orchestra, under Frederick A. Stock, 4 years conductor Little Symphony Orchestra of Chicago, since 1921. First violinist George Dasch String Quartet: conductor Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra, 1928-1945. Resigned from Northwestern School Music, 1945.

Now member of faculty, music department of Evansville College Conductor Chicago Business Men’s Orchestra, Evansville (Indiana) Philharmonic Orchestra.

Membership

Member Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, 1895-1898. Mason. Collaborator, with Frederick A. Stock and Osbourne McConathy, Symphony Series of Programs for School and Community Orchestra.

Connections

Married Louise Garben, September 26, 1906. Children: Henry (deceased), Elizabeth Margaret, Dorothy Louise (Mistress.

father:
George Dasch

mother:
Margaret (Job) Dasch

spouse:
Louise Garben

children:
Henry Dasch (deceased)

Elizabeth Margaret Dasch

Dorothy Louise (Mrs Dasch