Thursday, September 2, 2010

September 2

September 2, 1922: The Eastman Theatre opens, the year after the founding of the Eastman School of Music. The school and theatre are named after philanthropist and Kodak founder, George Eastman who believed, "The life of our communities in the future needs what our schools of music and of other fine arts can give them. It is necessary for people to have an interest in life outside their occupations..."

Sources and Further Reading:
  1. University of Rochester: Eastman School of Music - History

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