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Stanley Plummer

Respected live concert violinist/child prodigy Stanley Plummer started playing his tool at the first age group of 4, and produced his 1st public performance 2 yrs later. By enough time he strike his early twenties, Plummer was carrying out (and earning musical contests) around the world, like the Associated Concerts Bureau competition at Carnegie Hall in 1948, the U.C.L.A. Teen Performers’ Competition in 1950, initial award in the Country wide Federation of Music Night clubs Auditions in 1951, and in 1955, the Sir Arnold Bax Medal in Manchester, Britain, for outstanding functionality of modern music. Furthermore, Plummer also offered in both Military and Navy orchestras, and lent his abilities to studio room orchestras, playing violin in about 1,500 film and television plan soundtracks and record albums (including produces by Harry Chapin, Natalie Cole, Neil Gemstone, Frank Sinatra, and Dionne Warwick, among numerous others). Furthermore to his great playing and amazing resumé, the device make/model that Plummer utilized received a substantial amount of attention aswell — it had been manufactured in Milan in 1745 by Giovanni Battista Guadagnini (students of Stradivari). The uncommon Guadagnini instrument have been bought in 1914 by renowned Pasadena violinist Vera Barstow (eventually, among Plummer’s instructors), who performed it on leading lines during Globe Battle I. Plummer obtained the violin at around 23 years, utilizing it in his debut recital as Occidental College’s “youthful artist of the entire year.” On November 11, 2000, Plummer passed on in Santa Monica, CA, at age 73, because of problems from Parkinson’s disease.

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