Forbstein, Leo (F.)
- Warren M. Sherk
(b St. Louis, MO, Oct 16, 1892; d Los Angeles Mar 16, 1948). American music director, conductor, and violinist. Musically educated by his mother and at the St. Louis Conservatory of Music, he was a violinist in theatre orchestras when he came to the attention of owner Frank L. Newman. Forbstein was appointed music director for Newman’s Theatre Royal in Kansas City as early as ...