Music: Out Among the People

With profound regrets, profuse eulogies, the New York Symphony Society accepted the resignation of Walter Johannes Damrosch as conductor, urged him to continue as honored guest conductor, as conductor of the Children's and Young People's Concerts, in order that "this incomparable work . . . may be continued under the very best auspices." He acquiesced.

Musicians were surprised by his resignation, music lovers shocked. In part, this was because Dr. Damrosch has held his post so long (42 years) that people are in the habit of considering him as permanent as Carnegie...

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