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Lionel Tertis

Born: 29-Dec-1876
Birthplace: West Hartlepool, County Durham, England
Died: 22-Feb-1975
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Violist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: First prominent violist

Father: Alexander Tertis
Mother: Phoebe
Sister: Rebecca
Sister: Annie
Brother: Samuel
Wife: Ada Gawthrop (dau. of Hugh Gawthrop, m. 2-Dec-1913, d. 1931)
Wife: Lillian Florence Margaret Warmington (cellist, m. 25-Apr-1959, until his death)

    University: Trinity College of Music, London
    University: Leipzig Conservatory
    University: Royal Academy of Music, London

    Commander of the British Empire 1950
    Chevalier de l'Ordre Couronne
    Eugene Ysaye Medal
    Polish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Rheumatoid Arthritis

Author of books:
Beauty of Tone in String Playing (1938, music)
Cinderella No More (1953, memoir)

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