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Herrmann, the son of a Jewish middle-class family of Russian origin, was born in New York City as Max Herman . [4] His father, Abram Dardik, was from Ukraine and had changed the family name. Herrmann attended high school at DeWitt Clinton High School , an all-boys public school at that time on 10th Avenue and 59th Street in New York City. [5] His father encouraged music activity, taking him to the opera , and encouraging him to learn the violin . After winning a composition prize at the age of thirteen, he decided to concentrate on music, and went to New York University , where he studied with Percy Grainger and Philip James . He also studied at the Juilliard School and, at the age of twenty, formed his own orchestra, the New Chamber Orchestra of New York.

In 1934, Herrmann joined the CBS network as a staff conductor. In time, he ascended to the rank of chief conductor. Herrmann was known for introducing audiences to new and obscure composers, including Charles Ives.


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