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Ivan Alexander Galamian

musician , educator.

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