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US violinist Paul Zukofsky has died aged 73
Paul Zukofsky (October 22, 1943 – June 6, 2017) Violinist and conductor. Best known for his work with contemporary composers such as Phillip Glass and John Cage; his is Einstein's violin on the original recording of Glass's "Einstein on the Beach." Paul Zukofsky was born October 22, 1943 in Brooklyn, New York. His father was the American Objectivist poet Louis Zukofsky and his mother was Celia Thaew Zukofsky. Paul was of Lithuanian Jewish heritage through his father. His mother, Celia, was a Jewish musician and composer.
Zukofsky studied violin with Ivan Galamian at the Juilliard School of Music. He won the Young Concert Artists International Auditions in 1965. WIKIPEDIA