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Robert Mann, A Founder Of The Juilliard String Quartet, Has Died

The violinist, composer, conductor and mentor of generations of string players was 97 years old.
Violinist Robert Mann, accepting a Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement award on behalf of the Juilliard String Quartet in Los Angeles in 2011 . Source: Noel Vasquez

Robert Mann, a violinist and one of the founders of the Juilliard String Quartet, died on Monday at home in Manhattan. He was 97 years old.

When he was a youngster in Portland, Oregon,

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