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Bustabo, Guila

Born: 1916 AD
Died: 2002 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Violinist

1916 – Born in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. American violinist.

         – She studied at the Juilliard School in New York before moving to Paris.

         – She recorded concertos by Beethoven and Bruch with the Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam.

1935 – She was given a $25,000 violin after her performance at Lady Ravendale’s home in England.

1938 – She performed her first major concert in Wisconsin on January 17th.

         – She was arrested in Paris after World War II, accused of being a Nazi sympathizer because she played under conductor Willem Mengelberg, who had been affiliated with musical associations sanctioned by the Nazi Party.

2002 – Died on April 28th of natural cause in Birmingham, Alabama.