This Day in History: 1932-03-20
The twentieth anniversary of Hugo Stenbruch’s appointment as conductor of the Liederkranz Orchestra of New York was celebrated by a ceremony attended by many of his friends and admirers. Director of the Board and Chairman of the Orchestra were present to thank him for developing the orchestra from a small struggling group to a full symphony orchestra of 85 players. He was presented with a laurel wreath and a gold watch the audience added its warm applause. Mr. Steinbruck had been a resident of Mahwah since 1920.