Malkin, Jacques

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Malkin, Jacques

Malkin, Jacques, Russian-American violinist and teacher, brother of Joseph Malkin and Manfred Malkin; b. Slobodka, near Odessa, Dec. 16,1875; d. N.Y., Dec. 8,1964. He studied in Odessa, and later enrolled at the Paris Cons. From 1893 he played the viola d’amore in the Société des Instruments Anciens in Paris. In 1918 he settled in N.Y. as a violin teacher. He also played in a trio with his brothers.

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