Samuel Dushkin


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(b Suwalki, Poland, 1891; d NY, 1976).

Amer. violinist of Polish birth, pupil of Auer and Kreisler. Eur. début 1918. Gave f.p. 1924 of orch. version of Ravel's Tzigane. Stravinsky wrote vn. conc. for him, 1931, f.p. Berlin that year, also Duo Concertant, of which he and Stravinsky gave f.p. Berlin 1932.

Subjects: Music.

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