Milestones: Mar. 4, 1985

DIED. Efrem Zimbalist, 94, Russian-born violinist of high technical polish and emotional understatement, a considerable composer of songs and chamber music and a musical administrator and teacher who for 27 years, until 1968, headed Philadelphia's Curtis Institute; in Reno. He was the father and grandfather, respectively, of TV Actors Efrem Zimbalist Jr. and Stephanie Zimbalist.

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