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Ivan Alexander Galamian

Ivan Alexander Galamian, musician, educator. Member violin faculty Russian Conservatory, Paris, France, 1925-1939, Ecole Normale de Masique, Paris, 1936-1939, Curtis Institute Music, from 1944, Julliard School Music, New York City, from 1946; member Royal Academy Music.

Background

  • Galamian, Ivan Alexander was born on January 23, 1903 in Tabriz, Persia. Son of Alexander J. and Sarah (Khounoutz) Galamian.

  • Education

    • Graduate Philharmonic School, Moscow, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1923. Doctor of Music, Curtis Institute, 1954, Cleveland Institute Music, 1968. Honorary degree Oberlin College, 1966.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1937, naturalized, 1944.

    Works

    • Author: Principles of Violin Playing and Teaching, 1962.

    Membership

    Member violin faculty Russian Conservatory, Paris, France, 1925-1939, Ecole Normale de Masique, Paris, 1936-1939, Curtis Institute Music, from 1944, Julliard School Music, New York City, from 1946. Member Royal Academy Music.

    Connections

    • Married Judith Johnson, November 22, 1941.
    • father: Alexander J. Galamian
    • mother: Sarah (Khounoutz) Galamian
    • spouse: Judith Johnson
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    Born January 23, 1903
    Died April 14, 1981
    (aged 78)
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