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Award-Winning Violinist Finishes Father’s Piece That Nazis Broke Up

Join the forum discussion on this postFrom The World Post: RAANANA, Israel (AP) — In 1933, the promising young Jewish-German violinist Ernest Drucker left the stage midway through a Brahms concerto in Cologne at the behest of Nazi officials, in … Continue reading

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Violinist unearths mystery behind her 345-year-old violin

Join the forum discussion on this postFrom Tuscon.com/Arizona Daily Star: Chee-Yun plunked down a small fortune for her 1669 Francesco Ruggieri violin, an instrument whose provenance was a mystery. The seller offered no list of violinists who had played it. … Continue reading

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Snow Queen: Violinist Mae to compete in Sochi

From CNN.com: Over the years, the Winter Olympics has thrown up a variety of competitors that defy logic. There was Jamaica’s legendary bobsled team, a cross-country skier from Kenya and Britain’s Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards, whose inept performances in 1988 … Continue reading

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