Mary Seney Sheldon Photo

Mary Seney Sheldon

Born: Jul 3, 1863

Death: Jun 16, 1913

Nationality: United States

Mary Seney Sheldon

Date of Birth : Jul 3, 1863
Date of Death : Jun 16, 1913

Mary R. Seney Sheldon was the first female president of the New York Philharmonic. She is credited with reorganizing the orchestra into a modern institution in 1909. One of her major contributions was the hiring of Gustav Mahler.

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