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Jascha Brodsky

violinist, teacher
Born: 6/6/1907
Birthplace: Georgia (former USSR)

A student of famed violinists Eugène Ysaÿe and Efrem Zimbalist, he served as the first violinist of the renowned Curtis String Quartet for some 60 years and was also a highly respected pedagogue. Through his students, who perform in ensembles all over the world, he came to have a profound effect on the performance of string works in the 20th century.

Died: 1997

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