Oscar Hammerstein I

Businessperson, Musical Artist

1847 – 1919

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Who was Oscar Hammerstein I?

Oscar Hammerstein I was a businessman, theater impresario and composer in New York City. His passion for opera led him to open several opera houses, and he rekindled opera's popularity in America. He was the grandfather of lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II.

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Born
May 8, 1847
Szczecin
Also known as
  • Oscar Hammerstein
Parents
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Germany
Profession
Lived in
  • Szczecin
  • New York City
Died
Aug 1, 1919
Manhattan

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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