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Arts & Entertainment - November 18, 2011

Memoirs of a violist

Musician took his humble instrument to the heights of a string-quartet career

by Rebecca Wallace

Many an autobiography writer begins with the day he was born. Stanford musician Bernard Zaslav picked the day in 1946 that he switched from violin to viola.

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