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Hammerstein, Oscar

(hăm`ərstīn), 1846–1919, German-American operatic impresario. In 1888 he built the Harlem Opera House, and in 1906 the Manhattan Opera House, where he gave noteworthy productions. He brought many fine singers to the United States, and introduced Louise, Pelléas et Mélisande, and Elektra to the American public. In 1910 the Metropolitan Opera Company bought his interests. Upon the failure (1913) of an operatic venture in London, he returned to New York and built the Lexington Theater, where he produced varied entertainments.

Hammerstein, Oscar

(1846–1919) theatrical impresario; born in Stettin, Germany. Grandfather of Oscar Hammerstein II, he built several theaters, including the Manhattan Opera House in 1906, and brought many fine singers to the U.S.A.
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The answer seems to be that Hammerstein wasn't gay, which in Glum's world makes him suspect.
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The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art honored New York's leading artists, architects, engineers and urban citizens at its third annual Urban Visionaries benefit dinner on December 7 at the Hammerstein Ballroom.
Knopf, 2001]), and there are several other related studies, especially on Rodgers's collaboration with Oscar Hammerstein II.
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