Felix Leifels (1862)

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Felix Leifels (1862-0000)

  • Profession: Double bassist, secretary and manager New York Philharmonic Orchestra (NYPO/NPO).
  • Residences: New York.
  • Relation to Mahler: 
  • Correspondence with Mahler: Yes?
    • 00-00-0000, Year 
  • Born: 1862
  • Died: After 1922
  • Buried: 00-00-0000

24-02-1909 Appointed as the musicians’ representatives on the new committee. Richard Arnold remained vice-chairman of the committee until his death in 1918 and Felix Leifels secretary and manager until 1921. 1902-1921: Secretary. 1911-1921: Manager. 09-03-1919: Old New York and Philharmonic Raise Question of “Equal Pay for Equal Work.” A clash over musicians.

Felix Leifels of the Philharmonic denies he refused to re-engage men who joined “co-operative” Symphony. 10-05-1922 Felix F. Leifels, manager of the Philharmonic Society, last night announced his retirement from this position, which he had held for seventeen years.

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