Covid kills Israeli Hollywood violinist, 81

The Tel Aviv born violinist Haim Shtrum has been claimed by the pandemic.

A student of Dorothy DeLay at Juilliard, he joined the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the St. Clair String Quartet.

After moving to Los Angeles, he taught at UCLA and joined the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra under Neville Marriner, while playing on two of the Godfather movies and many other Hollywood products.

 

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  • Norman-thank you for posting this picture of my dear friend Chaim with me sitting next to him. As I posted last week, Chaim was a beautiful violinist with a fantastic personality and sense of humor. He was one of a kind and I’m so grateful to have this picture.

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