Milward Adams

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Milward Adams (January 6, 1857 - January 18, 1923) was born in Lexington, Kentucky.[1]

Adams rose to prominence as the first manager of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Auditorium Theater. Adams worked his way up in the performing arts world, beginning as a janitor at various theatres and ending as a theater manager with many connections in the Chicago arts scene.\

He anaged the great May musical festivals of 1882 and 1884; also summer night concerts under the direction of Theodore Thomas for ten years.[2]

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  1. ^ "Biography of Milward Adams". Chicago, Cook County, Il Biographies. Retrieved 29 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Biography of Milward Adams". Chicago, Cook County, Il Biographies. Retrieved 29 July 2011. 

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