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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1856/06/18 Franklin Pierce Guest Ground breaking ceremony for the construction of the Academy of Music, designed by Napoleon LeBrun and Gustavus Runge
1856/06/18 Napoleon LeBrun Architect Ground breaking ceremony for the construction of the Academy of Music, designed by Napoleon LeBrun and Gustavus Runge
1857/02/25 Giuseppe Verdi's Il Trovatore opens as the first opera at the Academy of Music Il trovatore
1872/06/04 Charles C Bixby Work In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Charles Bixby serves as a delegate at the Republican National Convention, June 5-6.
1922/03/03 Leopold Stokowski conducts the American premiere of "The Rite of Spring" in a The Philadelphia Orchestra at the Academy of Music. The Rite of Spring
1939/04/00 Over a period of seven weeks, Leopold Stokowski conducts most of the score for Fantasia, but not The Sorcerer's Apprentice, with the Philadelphia Orchestra at the Academy of Music. Fantasia

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Particulars for Academy of Music:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Area of Significance Performing Arts
Owner Private
Architectural Style Renaissance Revival
Area of Significance Theatre



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 66000674
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Lebrun and Runge
Architectural Style: Renaissance
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Architecture, Performing arts
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Significant Year: 1855, 1857
Historic Function: Recreation and Culture
Historic Sub-Function: Theater
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Theater

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