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Jascha Heifetz
(1901-87)

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A violinist.[J92]
Studied violin from the age of three, and was touring Europe from the age of 12.[J92]
Fled the Russian Revolution to Serbia, 1917.[J92]
His American debut was at Carnegie Hall, 1917.[J92]
American citizen, 1925.[J92]
Undertook world tours, and taught at the University of Southern California.[J92]

Place of birth: Vilna, Lithuania[J92]
Place of death: Los Angeles[J92]


 

 

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