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Portland Municipal Orchestra, season 1927-28

Contributed by Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ

This is a photo of the 82 players who comprised the first permanent symphony orchestra in Portland. The group was made up of players from the Portland Orchestral Society and fifteen other experienced musicians. Charles Raymond Cronham, municipal organist, was the conductor. The first concerts by the new organization were given in May of 1927. Mr. Cronham is also given credit for founding the organization, along with the Portland Music Commission.

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  • Title: Portland Municipal Orchestra, season 1927-28
  • Creator: Portland Municipal Orchestra
  • Creation Date: circa 1928
  • Subject Date: circa 1928
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 21 cm x 26 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ
PO Box 7455, Portland, ME 04112
(207) 767-4433
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