Victor Herbert

Birth Name:
Victor August Herbert
Birth Date:
February 1, 1859
Birth Place:
Guernsey Island, United Kingdom
Death Date:
May 26, 1924
Place of Death:
New York City, New York
Cause of Death:
Heart attack
Cemetery Name:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Victor Herbert was one of the great composers and musicians of his era who enjoyed a prolific career that embraced a variety of musical genres. In addition to forty operettas and two operas, he wrote the music for several Ziegfeld Follies, did musical scores for motion pictures, composed for the Paul Whiteman Orchestra, and between 1900 and 1915, wrote 23 musicals.

Fun Fact

Herbert was one of the founders of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP).

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Woodlawn Cemetery

4199 Webster Avenue

Bronx, New York, 10470

North America


Grave Location:

Whitewood, Section 132

Grave Location Description

Park at the intersection of Tulip Avenue and Linden Avenue. His mausoleum sits about 40 feet from the road.

Grave Location GPS

40.886427, -73.876440



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