THE RODEWALD CONCERT SOCIETY (FOUNDED 1911) IN MEMORY OF ALFRED RODEWALD COTTON MERCHANT AND HIGHLY-RESPECTED MUSICIAN, FOUNDER LIVERPOOL ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY. CLOSE FRIEND OF HANS RICHTER (CONDUCTOR) AND OF ELGAR, WHO DEDICATED HIS POMP AND CIRCUMSTANCES MARCH No1 TO HIM AND HIS ORCHESTRA; IT HAD ITS FIRST PERFORMANCE AT LIVERPOOL PHILHARMONIC HALL ON 19 OCTOBER 1901 PLAQUE UNVEILED BY JOHN McCABE HONORARY PRESIDENT, RODEWALD CONCERT SOCIETY 15 NOVEMBER 2008 BORN LIVERPOOL 28 JANUARY 1862 DIED HERE 9 NOVEMBER 1903

66 Huskisson Street,, Liverpool, United Kingdom

In memory of Alfred Rodewald born Liverpool 28 January 1862 Died here 9 November 1903 Cotton merchant and highly respected musician, founder and conductor, Liverpool Orchestral Society. Close friend of Hans Richter (conductor) and of Elgar, who dedicated his Pomp and Circumstance March No1 to him and his orchestra; it had its first performance 19 October 1901 Plaque unveiled by John McCabe honorary president, Rodewald Concert Society 15 November 2008

66 Huskisson Street, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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