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Janssen, Werner, 1899-1990

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1899 - 1990

Hans-Werner Janssen was born on June 1, 1899 in New York City. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1921. Janssen was an American conductor of classical music, and composer of classical music and film scores. He was the first New York born conductor to lead the New York Philharmonic. For his film work he was nominated for six Academy Awards. He died on September 19, 1990.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Werner Janssen papers

MS-223
 Collection
Identifier: MS-223
Overview Werner Janssen (1900-1990), conductor and composer. Dartmouth College Class of 1921.correspondence, sheet music, scores, concert programs, newpaper and magazine clippings, reviews, photographs and scrapbooks. The material documents Janssen's career.