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Zino Francescatti

AKA René-Charles Francescatti

Born: 9-Aug-1902
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: 17-Sep-1991
Location of death: La Ciotat, Provence, France
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Violinist

Nationality: France
Executive summary: French violin virtuoso

Often recorded with pianist Robert Casadesus.

Father: Fortuné Francescatti (violinist and violin teacher, d. 1924)
Mother: Ernesta Féraud
Wife: Yolande Potel de la Brière (violinist, m. 2-Jan-1930)

    Teacher: Violin, École Normale de Musique, Paris (1927-31)

    French Legion of Honor
    Order of Leopold
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6704 Hollywood Blvd. (recording)

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