The violin legacy of a Facebook pioneermain
The short and tragic life of Eric Sun was recorded in a must-read New Yorker profile early this month.
Eric, a Facebook engineer who built the network’s knowledge graph, was an enthusiastic violinist who managed to acquire a Vuillaume. After being diagnosed the incurable brain cancer, he spent the last months of his life playing in a production of Fiddler on the Roof.
Eric died in November, aged 33.
But he left instructions for his violin to be placed in a foundation where others can continue to use it.
Here’s how to apply.