|Died||January 1, 2018 (aged 97)|
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
|Alma mater||Portland Youth Philharmonic|
|Occupation||Composer, violinist, educator|
|Known for||Founder of the Juilliard String Quartet|
Robert Mann (July 19, 1920 – January 1, 2018) was an American violinist, composer, and conductor. He was the founding member of the Juilliard String Quartet in 1946. He was as well a faculty member at the Manhattan School of Music. Mann, the first violinist at Juilliard, served on the school's string quartet for over fifty years until his retirement in 1997.
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- "Faculty Bio: Robert Mann". Manhattan School of Music. Retrieved February 9, 2016.
- Genzlinger, Neil (May 1, 2014). "A Life in a String Quartet, and Beyond". The New York TImes. Retrieved March 1, 2016.
- Robert Mann, a Founder of the Juilliard Quartet, Dies at 97