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David Sergeevich Krein

violinist

David Krein, USSR Violinist.

Background

Krein, David was born in 1869 in Kurlandia. Brother of the composers Aleksandr and Grigorii Krein.

Education

Pupil of I. Grzhimali.

Career

First violin and soloist with the ballet orchestra of the Bolshoi Theatre, 1900-1926. Professor at the Moscow Conservatory, 1918-1926. Member of the Moskovskoe Trio (with D. Short the founder, M. AFtshuler, and later R. Erlikh).