Death of a Chicago concertmaster, 85

Death of a Chicago concertmaster, 85


norman lebrecht

July 20, 2019

Elliott Golub, founder concertmaster of Chicago’s Music of the Baroque from 1972 to 2006, has died in the city, local media report.

He was previously concertmaster of the Robert Shaw Chorale and Seventh Army Orchestra.



  • Anne Mischakoff Heiles says:

    I used to play in a string quartet with him, just before his years with Music of the Baroque! Sorry to read this.

  • fflambeau says:

    A very talented man who lived a rich life of music.

    Here’s a link to his obituary:

  • John Rook says:

    This wasn’t the Elliott who also played in the Lyric Opera orchestra,was it?