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musician , Publishing executive , writer

Louis Kievman, musician, writer, publishing executive. Served to sergeant United States Air Force, 1941-1945. Member Viola Society of America (vice president), Viola Society England, American String Teachers Association (president 1975-1981, editor Viola Forum 1975-1982, recipient service citation).

Background

Kievman, Louis was born on August 13, 1910 in Naugatuck, Connecticut, United States. Son of Samuel Joseph and Anna (Shevitz) Kievman.

Education

Graduate, Juilliard School Music.

Career

Violist Museum Art Quartet, New York City, 1932-1937, NBC Symphony, Stuyvesant String Quartet, New York City, 1937-1941. Principal violist Columbia Pictures, Los Angeles, 1949-1951, NBC Hollywood, Los Angeles, 1955-1967. Instructor California Institute Arts, 1968-1972, University California, Northridge, Long Beach, 1973-1983.

Owner Kelton Publications, Los Angeles. Chairman Congress of Strings, Los Angeles, since 1970.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Introduction to Strings, Practicing the Violin-Mentally-Physically. Practicing the Viola-Mentally-Physically. Virtuoso Violin Technique.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served to sergeant United States Air Force, 1941-1945. Member Viola Society of America (vice president), Viola Society England, American String Teachers Association (president 1975-1981, editor Viola Forum 1975-1982, recipient service citation).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, collecting coins.

Connections

Married Elaine L. Larson, November 15, 1940. Children: Mura, Karen.

father:
Samuel Joseph Kievman

mother:
Anna (Shevitz) Kievman

spouse:
Elaine L. Larson

child:
Mura Kievman

child:
Karen Kievman