Tragedy: Nielsen winner is found dead in taxi, aged 31




The Korean violinist Kwon Hyuk Joo, winner of the 2004 Nielsen Competition, has been found dead in the back of a cab that was taking him to his hotel in Busan, where he was due to perform the next day.

The taxi had picked him up from a party.

UPDATE: Cause of death.



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  • RIP

    @Norman, a small correction. Hyuk-Joo Kwun did not pass away in Seoul but in Busan, where he was to have performed with members of Kumho Asiana Soloists the following day.

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