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violinist.

Toscha Seidel, Russian violinist. Club: Bohemian (Los Angeles).

Background

Seidel, Toscha was born on November 17, 1899 in Odessa, Russia. Son of Samuel and Tatiana (Beerman) Seidel.

Education

Educated St. Petersburg (Russia) Imperial Conservatory, 1912-1915.

Career

Came to the United States, 1918, naturalized, 1924. European debut, as concert violinist, Oslo, Norway, September 1, 1914. American debut, Carnegie Hall, New York, April 14, 1918.

18 month world tour, 1922-1923. Soloist Columbia Broadcasting System, 1930-1932. Soloist Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, 1938-1939.

Enlisted United States N, 1942, honorary discharged November 1944.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer: violin and piano transcriptions of Eli-Eli (Hebrew traditional). L’Amour de Moi (17th Century French). Grieg’s Anitra’s Dance.

      Tschaikowsky’s Humoresque, Troika. Gregory Stone’s Doina. Syrian Berceuse (folk song).

Membership

Club: Bohemian (Los Angeles).

Connections

Married Estelle Manheim, January 1, 1929.

father:
Samuel Seidel

mother:
Tatiana (Beerman) Seidel

spouse:
Estelle Manheim