Jascha Brodskyviolinist, teacher
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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