Victor Herbert is one of the giants of American culture touching every corner of American musical life at the turn of the 20th century and is one of the fathers of modern musical theater composing Babes in Toyland, Naughty Marietta, The Red Mill, and The Fortune Teller among others. He had a strong Worcester connection as conductor for the Worcester Music Festival for three years in the 1890s.
GROUP LEADER: Richard Kimball is recently retired as a professor of Psychology at Worcester State University. He is a Librarian and a member of Worcester Chorus. He has taught WISE classes for many years.
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