Joseph Silverstein

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Joseph Silverstein (March 21, 1932 – November 22, 2015) was an American violinist and conductor. He was born in Detroit, Michigan.

In 1962, Silverstein became concertmaster of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, a job he held for 22 years. He was appointed assistant conductor in 1971. He was music director of the Utah Symphony from 1983 to 1998. He has served as a professor of violin at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.

Silverstein died on November 21, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts from a heart attack at the age of 83.[1]

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  1. David Allen (2015-11-28). "Silverstein, Longtime Boston Symphony Orchestra Concertmaster, Dies at 83". New York Times. Retrieved 2017-07-03.

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