May 062013
 

This is an interesting article from The Wall Street Journal, April 17, 2013  – a cultural conversation with Gino Francesconi, the first Carnegie Hall archivist and historian, and director of the Carnegie Hall Rose Museum.

“Saving Carnegie Hall” by Joanne Kaufman, New York

WSJ - Image by Zina Saunders.

WSJ – Image by Zina Saunders.

Most people do not even know that such a person exists, and he hadn’t until his career plans as a conductor backfired in 1984.  Gino Francesconi is the first Carnegie Hall archivist and historian, and director of the Carnegie Hall Rose Museum.  Sometimes he watches tourists walking on the streets outside of Carnegie Hall and if the mood strikes, he invites them in for personal tours!

Click on the link to read the article and find out more about Mr.Francesconi and the exciting job he has-  all because his plans to be a conductor changed………

 

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