Pro Arte Quartet

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Pro Arte Quartet. Belgian str. qt., founded 1912 by graduates from Brussels Cons. Début Brussels 1913, achieving reputation for perfs. of contemporary mus. Eng. début 1925, USA 1926. Perf. annually in Cambridge for a week 1932–8. Title passed to faculty qt. of Univ. of Wisconsin at Madison. Austrian str. qt. of same name founded in Salzburg, 1973.