Nur die Kunst und die Wissenschaft erhöhen den Menschen bis zur Gottheit.
... Wahre Kunst bleibt unvergänglich.
 (Beethoven, 1770-1827)

Eisenberg, Curt

*1899/?/? @ D - HS - Frankfurt/Main
†1974/4/14 @ USA - DE - Springfield

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Wednesday, April 17, 1974
Dr. Eisenberg, musician, dies

Dr. Curt Eisenberg, 75, of 610 Woodland Ave., Springfield, a musician and retired patent attorney, died Sunday in the Rosemonl Manor Nursing Home. Dr. Eisenberg was born in Frankfurt, Germany, and fled to the U.S. in 1936 to escape Nazi persecution. He was a patent attorney for several industrial firms, retiring in 1959. He studied composition at Hoch's Conservatory in Frankfurt, Germany, was a pupil of composer Bernhard Sekles and pianist Wills Renner. He also studied history and law at the Universities of Heidelberg and Frankfurt, and received a doctor of laws degree from the University of Frankfurt. In 1962 he was appointed associate conductor of the Springfield Symphony Orchestra by the Springfield Symphony Society. He taught at Hamilton School of Music in Upper Darby, was conductor at one time of the West Philadelphia Orchestra, worked with Leonard Bernstein and Robert Shaw, was director of music in Sequoyah, N.C., studied Indian music and assisted E. Michael Hoffman, South Dakota composer, in shaping a symphonic poem, "Prairie Boy." He was a member of the American Society of Ancient Instruments. He is survived by a sister, Mrs. Ruth Jakusch, in Munich, Germany. A memorial service will be conducted April 28 at Springfield Friends Meeting House, Sproul and Springfield Roads. The family requests that memorial contribution be sent to a chosen charity.
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