Dvorak in New York. Jeannette M. Thurber. Jeannette M. Thurber (1850 - 1946), wife of a wholesale grocer English-language opera company failed - cost 1.5 million The National Conservatory of Music in America, founded by Jeannette Thurber in 1885 to encourage an indigenous musical culture.
Dvorak in New York
“It is very strange here. Few people and a great deal of empty space. A farmer’s neighbor is often four miles off. Especially in the prairies there are endless acres of field and meadow and that is all you see. . . . it is very “wild” here, and sometimes very sad—sad to despair.”