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violinist.

Louis Persinger, American violinist. member Royal Academy Music (London).

Background

Persinger, Louis was born on February 11, 1887 in Rochester, Illinois, United States. Son of Amos Wilson and Susan Elisabeth (Humphrey) Persinger.

Education

Graduate Royal Conservatory, Leipzig, 1904.

Career

Soloist with leading orchs. throughout Europe, United States, 1908-1957. Leader Chamber Music Society, San Francisco, 1915-1928. Violin, chamber music faculty, holder Loeb chamber music chair Juilliard School Music, New York City, since 1930.

Vice president Walter W. Naumburg Foundation Honorary member Royal Academy Music (London). Author: Why the Violin, 1965. Home: 340 Riverside Doctor, New York City 10025.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Why the Violin, 1965.

Membership

Member Royal Academy Music (London).

Connections

Married Angela Gianelli, 1913.; married second, Joan Howard, 1956. Children: Louis, Rolf.

father:
Amos Wilson Persinger

mother:
Susan Elisabeth (Humphrey) Persinger

spouses:
Angela Gianelli

Joan Howard

children:
Louis Persinger

Rolf Persinger