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Edvard Syrmus

violinist

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.