Thomas Watson, Sr.

With Vittorio Giannini and Eugene Ormandy in 1939

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Thomas Watson, Sr., Vittorio Giannini & Eugene Ormandy in 1939

Thomas Watson, Sr., Vittorio Giannini & Eugene Ormandy in 1939

Thomas Watson, Sr., Vittorio Giannini & Eugene Ormandy in 1939
Thomas Watson, Sr.,
Vittorio Giannini & Eugene Ormandy
in 1939
IBM Day -- May 4, 1939 -- at the New York World's Fair featured a performance of the IBM anthem, "Hail To The IBM." Seen here on stage that day are (from left) the anthem's composer, Vittorio Giannini; Olin Downes, music critic of the New York Times, who spoke at the event; Eugene Ormandy, who conducted the Philadelphia Symphony Orchestra; and Thomas J. Watson, Sr., IBM's president.