ON THIS DAY | Violinist Efrem Zimbalist Died in 1985
He served as the long-time Director of the Curtis Institute of Music, his famed students included Aaron Rosand, Oscar Shumsky, Felix Slatkin, Joseph Silverstein and Shmuel Ashkenasi
Russian-born violinist, pedagogue and composer Efrem Zimbalist died on this day in 1985, aged 94.
A student of Leopold Auer, he is remembered as one of the finest concert violinists of the 20th Century.
EFREM ZIMBALIST & HAROLD BAUER | BEETHOVEN | THEME AND VARIATIONS FROM THE 'KREUTZER' SONATA | 1926