Bernshtein, Yakov (american: Bernstein, Jacob Jascha) 4.sep.1903-8.jun.1985 Lithuania, Sakiai near Kaunas - USA NY, New York
cellist, jewish, studied music with his mother, studied at Moscow Conservatory, 1921-1926 at Leipzig Conservatory, studied cello with Von Glehn in Moscow and 1921-1926 with Julius Klengel in Leipzig, first cellist of the Leipzig SO, Goteborg SO, 1936 Palestine SO and the Israel Philharmonic, 1938 emigrated to the USA, cellist of the NBC Symphony Orchestra, 1940 debuted at Town Hall New York City, 10.nov.1942 served in the US Army, 1950 still single and residing at Hotel Hargrave New York and later at 2350 Broadway, 1966 taught cello at the Manhattan School of Music, member of the Cello Society ; son of Moses Bernstein and Maria Vitvin

[Mize 1951 gives erroneously born 1905]

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