Lou Henry Hoover and the Origins of the Friends of Music

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Since it opened in 1937, Frost Amphitheater has playeda key role not just in Stanford student life but also in the greater performingarts community of the Bay Area, from theater productions and graduationceremonies to symphony and rock concerts. Frost has hosted such diverse talentas the San Francisco Symphony, the Boston Pops, and the Grateful Dead (whoplayed there 14 times in the 1980s). After undergoing a two-year renovation,Frost is back in operation and hosting symphony and rock concerts in itsclassic open-air bowl.


Type of resource moving image
Extent 1 video file
Place Stanford (Calif.)
Date created March 24, 2022
Language English
Digital origin born digital
Sound content Sound
Color content Color


Sponsor Stanford Historical Society
Speaker Danielson, Elena


Subject Stanford University
Genre Lectures

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Location https://purl.stanford.edu/hk026rx5538
Location SC0683
Repository Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives

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Stanford Historical Society program recordings, 1997-2022

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