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violinist

Shmuel Ashkenasi, musician. Recipient 1st prize Merryweather Post Contest, Washington, 1958, 2d prize Tchaikovsky Competition, 1962; named Finalist, Queen Elizabeth Competition, 1959.

Background

Ashkenasi, Shmuel was born on January 11, 1941 in Tel-Aviv.

Education

Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia.

Career

Professor, of Music, University of Northern 111. since 1969.

Works

  • Other Work

    • 1st violinist Vermeer String Quartet.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, chess.

Connections

Married Mihaela Ionescu Ashkenasi. 2 children.

spouse:
Mihaela Ionescu Ashkenasi