Waldman, Herman 1969-11-08
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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