The Roof Garden: From High Society Women Sponsorship to Police Raid!

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A couple of interesting points.

- The band playing for dancing was the "Europe" band, e.g., James Reese Europe's band.
- Mrs. Otto Kahn, the mother of Roger (the musician, not the tennis player)

The New York Times Dec 27, 1914.

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The New York Times Jan 10, 1917.

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This is the kind of music that I imagine was played in the Strand Roof Garden in 1914.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ccji95l1YGE

Albert



Posted on Mar 29, 2012, 8:52 AM

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