American Violinist Robert Mann Was Born On This Day in 1920 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American violinist, composer and conductor Robert Mann was born on this day in 1920 - 99 years ago

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American violinist, composer and conductor Robert Mann was born on this day in 1920 – 99 years ago.

A student of Edouard Dethier, Mr Mann was a founding member and 1st violinist with the Juilliard String Quartet for 52 years.

He held honorary doctorates from the Manhattan School of Music, Oberlin College, Michigan State University, Earlham College, Jacksonville University and the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.

Mr Mann passed away in January 2018 – aged 97.

 

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