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Nathan Milstein

AKA Nathan Mironovich Milstein

Born: 13-Jan-1904 [1]
Birthplace: Odessa, Ukraine
Died: 21-Dec-1992
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Violinist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Virtuoso violinist, interpreter of Bach

[1] Old Style, 31 December 1903. New Style, 13 January 1904.

Father: Myron Milstein (fabric importer)
Mother: Maria Bluestein
Wife: Thérèse Kaufmann (m. 1945, one daughter)
Daughter: Maria Bernadette

    University: St. Petersburg Conservatory
    Teacher: Juilliard School of Music
    Teacher: Foundation for International Master Classes, Zurich

    Grammy 1976 for Bach's Sonatas and Partitas
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6379 Hollywood Blvd. (recording)
    French Legion of Honor 1968
    Naturalized US Citizen 1942

Author of books:
From Russia to the West: The Musical Memoirs and Reminiscences of Nathan Milstein (1990)

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