Article on recent travels of New York singing societies

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Last Updated:
1 February 2020

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

17 Jul 1869

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The Deutscher Liederkranz was likely one of the societies involved, as they would have been traveling home from a recent festival in Baltimore. For more on this, see event entry of 07/02/69: Articles on New York’s representation at a major choral festival in Baltimore.

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Article: New-York Daily Tribune, 16 July 1869, 1.

"The German Singing Societies of New-York, who arrived here this morning, were publicly welcomed at the theater to-night by the Mayor. Their concert was crowded. Several of the New-York Germans were prostrated from sun-stroke after their march through the streets. None of the cases proved fatal.”