Images of Grandeur

Brief, revealing account of individuals, groups and stories revealing a how the Waldorf Astoria, Host To The World, trully changed the lives of many and became an institution.

The Viennese Opera Ball

• The Viennese Opera Ball in New York has been in existence since 1955 held under the auspices of the U.S.-Austrian Chamber of Commerce. • The earliest Viennese Opera...

Benny Goodman

• Benny Goodman, known as the King of Swing, played to packed houses in the Empire Room starting in 1938. He did not play regularly in the supper club format; his...

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