Max Bendix was an American composer, conductor, and violinist; he worked for many years with Theodore Thomas, and he was the first concertmaster of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra from 1891 until 1896.
Bendix, Max was born on March 28, 1866 in Detroit, Michigan, United States.
Assistant conductor and, after Mr. Thomas’ resignation, sole condr. Director Met; director for Henry W. Savage, 1916-1917.
Director Chicago World’s Fair 1933, after winning contest sponsored by Chicago Daily News to select the band master and dir. Composer of music Jane Cowl production, Romeo and Juliet, Fokine Ballet in Johannes Kreisler, G. V. Hobart’s allegorical play, Experience.