- Banat, Gabriel
- Call number
- JPB 11-21
- Physical description
- 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
- Preferred Citation
- Materials concerning the New York Philharmonic strike and tour of 1973, Music Division, The New York Public Library
- Music Division
- Access to materials
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Contains clippings, programs, letters and telegrams (some in photocopy) concerning the New York Philharmonic's strike and strike tour of Spain, Portugal and the Canary Islands, compiled by Gabriel Banat. Also contains statements from orchestra members dating from 2010, and a 9 p. typescript and published article, dated 2011, of recollections of the strike and tour by Gabriel Banat.
On September 25, 1973, the musicians of the New York Philharmonic went on strike for 9 weeks, during which time they toured Spain, Portugal and the Canary Islands, and held a concert on October 29, 1973 to benefit the Musicians' Emergency Fund. The strike ended on November 28, 1973.
Gabriel Banat was a violinist with the New York Philharmonic from 1970 through 1993. He organized the 1973 strike tour.
Using the collection
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