SAD NEWS | New York Phil Veteran Violinist Newton Mansfield Has Died - Aged 88 [RIP]

Polish-born American violinist Newton Mansfield has passed away - aged 88

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Newton Manfield Violin New York Philharmonic Cover

Polish-born American violinist Newton Mansfield has passed away - aged 88.

A graduate of the Peabody Conservatory, he served positions in the Baltimore, Houston and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestras - before joining the New York Philharmonic in 1961.

Mr Mansfield performed with the Philharmonic for 55 years - until his retirement in 2016.

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