David Geffen gives $100 million to Lincoln Center; Avery Fisher Hall to be renamed after Geffen

March 4, 2015 10:45 PM

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David Geffen gives $100 million to Lincoln Center; Avery Fisher Hall to be renamed after Geffen

Opened in 1962 to be the residence of the New York Philharmonic, the hall was named after philanthropist Avery Fisher in 1973. In 2015, the hall will be renamed after David Geffen.

Come September, Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall will carry a new name in honor of its new benefactor — David Geffen.

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