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Doktor, Paul

 Person

biographical statement

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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:

Paul Doktor collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 8648
Scope and Contents Contains Paul Doktor's collection of manuscript scores and manuscript photocopies for viola and other accompanying instruments. Dated 1942-1987.
Dates: 1942-1987

Paul Doktor papers

 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. L├╝scher, 1945-1988.
Dates: 1945-1988