Szymon Goldberg


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(b Włocławek, Pol., 1909; d Toyama, Japan, 1993). Pol.-born violinist and conductor (Amer. cit. 1953). Début Warsaw 1921. Leader, Dresden PO 1925–9, Berlin PO 1929–34. Member of trio with Hindemith and Feuermann 1930–4. Settled in London and USA. Duo with Lili Kraus 1935–40. Member of fest. pf. qt., Aspen, Colorado, 1951–65. Solo concert violinist from 1955. Cond. Netherlands Chamber Orch. 1955–78. Cond. Manchester Camerata 1977–9. Teacher at Juilliard Sch. of Mus. 1978–80, Curtis Inst. 1980–1, Manhattan Sch. of Mus., NY, from 1981.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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