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musician , photographic chemist.

Leopold Damrosch Mannes, musician, photographic chemist. Recipient Longstretb Medal, Franklin Institute. Served as private, United States Army, World War I.; Fellow Royal Photographic Society, Photographic Society American.

Background

Mannes, Leopold Damrosch was born on December 26, 1899 in New York, United States. Son of David and Clara (Damrosch) M., Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1920.

Education

1 daughter, Elena Sabin. Concert pianist, since 1925. Faculty Institute Museum Art, New York City, 1925-1931.

Faculty Mannes College of Music, 1925-1931, president, since 1951. Pianist Mannes-Gimpes Silva Trio, touring United States and abroad. Chemist Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York, 1931-1939 (inventor, with Leopold Godowsky, Junior, of Kodachrome process color photography), defense work, World World War World War II President Walter W. Naumburg Foundation, Inc., since 1961.

Career

President Walter W. Naumburg Found. Composer: String quartet, suite for orchestra, for two pianos, numerous other works.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: String quartet, suite for orchestra, for two pianos, numerous other works.

Membership

Served as private, United States Army, World War I. Fellow Royal Photographic Society, Photographic Society American.

Connections

Married Evelyn Sabin, July 16, 1940.

father:
David Mannes

mother:
Clara (Damrosch) Mannes

spouse:
Evelyn Sabin