US (German-born) conductor and musician
1862 – Born in Breslau, Germany, on the 30th of January, he was the son of the eminent German-American conductor, violinist, and composer Leopold Damrosch.
Trained by his father and by the German conductor Hans von Bulow.
1884-1891 – He conducted at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City.
1894-1900 – Organized and directed the Damrosch Opera Company.
1885-1927 – Conductor of the New York Symphony Society founded by his father.
1913 – Compose operas based on stories such as "Cyrano de Bergerac".
1937 – He composed "The Man Without a Country".
1928-1942 – National Broadcasting Company’s music director under David Sarnoff.
Hosted the network’s Music Appreciation Hour.
1950 – Walter Johannes Damrosch died on 22nd of December in New York City.