Waldman, Herman 1969-11-08

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Herman Waldman recalls his career as a band and orchestra leader in Dallas and his cross-country tours.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Herman Waldman

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: November 08, 1969

Location: Dallas, Texas

Interviewer: Fred Carpenter

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: Family background, Violin lessons as a child, Schooling in Dallas, Playing club dates, Cotton Palace in Waco with L. Smith, Going to the Adolphus Hotel with Jack Gardner, People in the orchestra recalled, Herman Waldman and His Orchestra has its start, Playing in San Antonio at the St. Anthony Hotel, "Lazy River" makes a hit.

Tape 1, Side 2: First time out of Texas—Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee, Traveling to various hotels, Rehearsal of the band, Some of the popular pieces, Stand in the Adolphus (1948-1956), Mention of Charlie Guy and Lubbock.

Range Dates: 1930s-1956

Bulk Dates: 1930s-1956

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