Benar Heifetz, Russian cellist. member of faculty Manhattan School Music, 1960-1974.
Heifetz, Benar was born on December 11, 1899 in Moghilew, Russia. Son of Efim Heifetz.
Studied with private teachers. Student Conservatory of Music, Leningrad.
Florence. First concert, Petersburg, Leningrad, 1915. Other concerts Russia, Poland, Germany, Austria, France, Holland, Belgium, Egypt, N. American, S. American, Honolulu, Hawaii and P.R.: member Kolisch String Quartet, 1927-1939. Solo cellist Philadelphia Orchestra, 1939-1943.
Cellist NBC Symphony, also member Albeneri Trio, 1944-1974. Member of faculty Manhattan School Music, 1960-1974. International concert tours, 1957-1958.
Nomination visiting professor cello and chamber music U. Indiana, 1957-1958. Address: Great Neck, New York.
Member of faculty Manhattan School Music, 1960-1974.