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The Artists & Concerts, 1940 - 59:

1947 - 48, Season 1
Artists & Ensembles Instruments
William Primrose viola
Don Cossacks Russian chorus
Menahem Pressler piano
Columbia Operatic Trio vocal trio
1948 - 49, Season 2
Artists & Ensembles Instruments
De Paur Chorus male chorus
Bartless & Robertson piano duo
George London bass-baritone
Tossy Spivakovasky violin
1949 - 50, Season 3
Artists & Ensembles Instruments
Mildred Dilling harp
Kathleen Ferrier contralto
Rudolph Firkusny piano
Columbia Concert Trio instrumental trio
1950 - 51, Season 4
Artists & Ensembles Instruments
Whittemore & Lowe piano duo
Szymon Goldberg violin
David Lloyd tenor
Columbus Boys Choir boys choir
1951 - 52, Season 5
Artists & Ensembles Instruments
Trapp Family Singers vocal
Rey & Gomez Spanish dancers
Martha Lipton mezzo soprano
Gyorgy Sandor piano
1952 - 53, Season 6
Artists & Ensembles Instruments
Eugene List piano
Jane Hobson soprano
Gerhard Kander violin
James Pease baritone
1953 - 54, Season 7
Artists & Ensembles Instruments
Gladys Swarthout soprano
Paganini String Quartet quartet
John Knight piano
Richard Dyer Bennett folk singer
1954 - 55, Season 8
Artists & Ensembles Instruments
Sebastian & Jarnac harmonica & dance
Wesley Dalton tenor
Sascha Gorodnitsky piano
Ricardo Odnoposoff violin
1955 - 56, Season 9
Artists & Ensembles Instruments
De la Fuente piano & violin
Songmasters vocal quartet
New Art Wind Quintet instrumental ensemble
Theresa Green soprano
1956 - 57, Season 10
Artists & Ensembles Instruments
Angelaires harp ensemble
Carroll Glenn violin
Jean Casadesus piano
Yi Kwie Sze bass-baritone
1957 - 58, Season 11
Inactive
Reconstruction of Auditorium
1958 - 59, Season 12
Artists & Ensembles Instruments
Festival Quartet instrumental ensemble
Mata & Hari dance
Joerg Demus piano
Edwin Steffe baritone

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