Courtesy of the St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra
St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra
June 21, 1860: The Philharmonic Society of St. Louis was established on this date. The St. Louis Philharmonic Orchestra (not to be confused with the St. Louis Symphony) is one of the nation’s oldest musical organizations. For more information, go to stlphilharmonic.org.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.