SAD NEWS | Prominent LA Violinist Pavel Farkas Has Died – Aged 77

Czechoslovakian-born Los Angeles-based violinist Pavel Farkas has passed away - aged 77

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Czechoslovakian-born Los Angeles-based violinist Pavel Farkas has passed away – aged 77.

Throughout his six decade performing career, Mr Farkas served as a member of the Bratislava Radio Symphony, Mexico City Philharmonic, Osaka Philharmonic and the LA Philharmonic – and was the founding Concertmaster of the California Philharmonic and the Pacific Symphony.

In addition, he served a teaching position on faculty at the University of Redlands School of Music – and can be heard on numerous Grammy-winning records with artists including Whitney Houston, Linda Ronstadt, Cher, Barry White, Donna Summer, Diana Ross and Gloria Gaynor.

Our condolences are with Mr Farkas’ family, friends, colleagues and students.

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