Oberhoffer, Emil

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Oberhoffer, Emil (b Munich, 1867; d San Diego, Calif., 1933). Ger.-born pianist and conductor (Amer. cit. 1893). Went to USA in 1885. Settled in St Paul, Minn., 1897 as cond. of local mus. soc. His efforts led in 1903 to formation of Minneapolis SO, which he cond. until 1922. See Minnesota Orch.