(musical advisor - uncredited)
/ Moderator (1948)
Himself - Narrative Introductions
Active on Broadway in the following productions:
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[on 'Rhapsody in Blue', 1924] Mr. Gershwin will bear watching. He may yet bring jazz out of the kitchen.
Served, with Milton Cross, as co-commentator during the first season of Metropolitan Opera broadcasts (NBC: 1931-1932). Commenting on the action while the opera was in progress, much as if it were a sporting event, he was relieved of his duties when many listeners complained that "some idiot keeps talking," disrupting the music. After that, commentary on the broadcasts, which continue today, was ...