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cellist

Benar Heifetz, Russian cellist. member of faculty Manhattan School Music, 1960-1974.

Background

Heifetz, Benar was born on December 11, 1899 in Moghilew, Russia. Son of Efim Heifetz.

Education

Studied with private teachers. Student Conservatory of Music, Leningrad.

Career

1 daughter, Susanne 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.

Membership

Member of faculty Manhattan School Music, 1960-1974.

Connections

Married Olga Band, July 7, 1937.

father:
Efim Heifetz. Heifetz

spouse:
Olga Band