SAD NEWS | Hungarian-Born Violinist Anton Kontra Has Died – Age 88 [RIP]

Hungarian-born violinist Anton Kontra has passed away – aged 88

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Hungarian-born violinist Anton Kontra has passed away – aged 88.

A graduate of the Liszt Academy, where he studied with Ede Zathureczky, Mr Kontra was a former prize winner at the Bach and Wieniawski International Violin Competitions.

He served as long time Concertmaster of the Zealand Symphony Orchestra and the Malmo Symphony Orchestra – and was a founding member of the acclaimed Contra String Quartet.

Our condolences are with his family, friends, colleagues and students.

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