April 21, 1889/1890, Rostov on Don, Russia – February 22, 1985, Reno, Nevada, USA
Efrem Zimbalist was an internationally known concert violinist, composer, teacher, conductor and director of the Curtis Institute of Music.
He graduated from the Saint Petersburg Conservatory in 1907 after winning a gold medal and the Rubinstein Prize, and by age 21 was considered one of the world’s greatest violinists.
He debuted in Berlin and London in 1907 and in the United States in 1911, with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. He then settled in the United States.
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