A Passionate Journey: A Memoir

A Passionate Journey: A Memoir

by Robert Mann


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780997530445
Publisher: East End Press
Publication date: 02/14/2018
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 851,902
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Robert Mann was born in Portland Oregon on July 19, 1920. He is a violinist, composer, conductor, and most notably the founding member of the Julliard String Quartet. He is also a faculty member at the Manhatten School of Music. Mann was the first violinist of the Julliard String Quarter for over fifty years until his retirement in 1997. Mr. Mann was the recipient of the coveted Naumburg Competition in 1941 and now serves on the Board of Directors and is the President Emeritus. In concert with the Julliard String Quartet he is the winner of 5 Grammy Awards including a Lifetime Achievement Award. He lives in New York City with his wife Lucy Rowan Mann.

What People are Saying About This

President of Bard College Leon Botstein

“There are few authentic legends in any generation, in any endeavor. In our corner of the music world, Robert Mann is justly one of those legends.”

Pulitzer Prize Winning Composer Elliott Carter

“If you wanted the Juilliard Quartet to play a Haydn quartet, you heard something . . . that made the music come alive.”

violinist Itzhak Perlman

“When I think about the Beethoven quartets, I think about Robert Mann . . . he was able to do it in such a successful way that it was totally contagious to the other players.”

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