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Augustus D. Juilliard was a successful businessman whose 1919 bequest for music education led to the creation of the acclaimed Juilliard School.
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In 1968, as the school had opened its doors to dancers and actors, its name was changed to the Juilliard School. The school is now at the pinnacle of arts and music education, and a part of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. It has a number of impressive alumni, including Yo-Yo Ma,
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