Busch, Carl (1862-1943) | University of Illinois Archives
Name: Busch, Carl (1862-1943)
Historical Note: Carl Busch (1862 -1943) was a Danish born conductor, composer, educator and collector of music instruments. During his distinguished career, he served as the conductor of the Kansas City Symphony Orchestra and was knighted by the King of Denmark for his efforts to promote Scandinavian music in the United States. He composed works within numerous genres including choral, orchestral, wind band and chamber music. Mr. Busch served as guest conductor for major symphony orchestras in the United States, Europe and Scandinavia.