Lionel Tertis, CBE (29 December 1876 – 22 February 1975) was an English violist. He was one of the first viola players to have international fame. Tertis was also a known violin teacher. He was born in West Hartlepool, North East England.
Tertis died on 22 February 1975 in Wimbledon, London at the age of 98.
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- Middleton, Becky (18 May 2015). "'Greatest viola player of the 20th century' honoured with English Heritage plaque on former home". Yourlocalguardian. Retrieved 19 May 2015.