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Edvard Syrmus

Edvard Syrmus, USSR Violinist.

Background

  • Syrmus, Edvard was born on July 10, 1878 in Estonia.

  • Education

    • Pupil of A. Marto, and L. Каре.

    Career

    • Toured all over Europe at the turn of the century playing mainly in workers’ clubs. According to Soviet sources, deported from England in 1919 for revolutionary activity. During World War I and the Civil War, toured the fronts.

      Lived in Europe, 1921-1932 and 1933-1936. From 1936, lived in the USSR.
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    Born July 10, 1878
    Died August 16, 1940
    (aged 62)
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