Efrem Zimbalist

Efrem Zimbalist

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Efrem Zimbalist, Sr. (9 April 1890 - February 22, 1985) was one of the world's most prominent concert violinists, as well as a composer, teacher, conductor and a long-time director of the Curtis Institute of Music. Zimbalist was born in the southwestern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don (Rostov-na-Donu), the son of Jewish parents Maria (n e Litvinoff) and Aron Zimbalist, who was a conductor. By the age of nine, Efrem Zimbalist was first violin in his father's orchestra. At age 12 he entered the Saint Petersburg Conservatory and studied under Leopold Auer. He graduated from the St. Petersburg Conservatory in 1907 after winning a gold medal and the Rubinstein Prize, and by age 21 was considered one of the world's greatest violinists.show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134999741
  • 9786134999748