Citation:Biography created by David Dalton, 6 Jul 2011 (Violist; born, Vienna to Karl Doktor, an associate of the violinist, Adolf Busch; prize winner at the Geneva International Viola Competition, 1942; moved to the United States in 1947; taught at University of Michigan, Manne's and Julliard Schools of Music; concertized in the U.S., Britain, and Europe; produced recordings under several labels; recipient of the ASTA Artist-Teacher of the year award, 1977)
New York TImes obituray website, viewed 6 Jul 2011 (Chamber music player; gave the premieres concertos by Quincy Porter, Walter Piston and Wilfred Josephs; completed studies at the Vienna Academy of Music, 1938; moved to Switzerland; won the Geneva International Music Competition; moved to New York in 1947; American citizen in 1952; founding member of the New York String Sextet, the Rococo Ensemble and the Paul Doktor String Trio; faculty of the Juilliard School of Music, Mannes College of Music, New York University, Fairleigh Dickinson University and the State University College at Purchase; died 1989)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: MSS 8648
Collection — Carton 1
Identifier: MSS 7913
Scope and Contents
This collection contains correspondence from Roger Nixon concerning viola music, David Finco concerning an American Viola Society article, and others, and a letter and copy of the book "Brief om einen jungen Maler" by J. J. Lüscher, 1945-1988.