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More Vintage Hollywood Bowl photos

More Vintage Hollywood Bowl Photos

Hollywood Bowl's Beginning

The organizers of the Hollywood Bowl met at the Hollywood Hotel on the corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue, to discuss how to put their plans into effect. One of those founders was Charles E. Toberman who, among other things, acquired the property for the Hollywood Bowl. In addition to being one of the Bowl’s founders, he served on the Bowl’s Board of Directors and was President for several years. The Hollywood Bowl held its first afternoon concert in 1921 on the side of the natural amphitheater formerly known as Daisy Dell. The first Easter sunrise...