New York Philharmonic bass section, circa 1941

Check out this old-school photo!

With Jason Heath · San Francisco, CA

Double bassist Kirsten Paige (a former University of Chicago student and pupil of Tim Cobb) sent me the following photo and information recently–I found it to be quite cool. She writes:

I have been doing some work lately in the NY Philharmonic archives, and I recently came across this photo of the 1941 NY Philharmonic bass section. I thought you might find it of interest.

The photo shows the following players (Left to right):
Fortier, Anselme
De Angelis, Joseph
Zimmermann, Frederick
Brennand, Robert
Tivin, Emmanuel
Raviola, C.
Mensch, Homer
Schlossberg, Max
Rybb, D.

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