Throughout the history of Music Hall, there have been many people who have played important roles - individuals who love this city, the arts and the facility which bring them together.
Samuel Hannaford was the head of the most prolific and probably most successful architectural firm in Cincinnati from before the Civil War until he retired in 1900.
Maria Longworth & George Ward Nichols
The founders of the Cincinnati May Festival brought huge choral events to our city which ignited the desire for a structure for those performances.
The renowned conductor joined the Nichols to present a festival of choral music in Cincinnati.
J. Ralph Corbett and Patricia Corbett
Philanthropists Ralph and Patricia Corbett made a generous and lasting contribution to the arts in general and to Cincinnati Music Hall in particular.
Louis & Louise Nippert
The Nipperts have a long history of supporting the arts in Cincinnati; Mrs. Nippert particularly loved Music Hall.