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Q: birth & death dates for viola player ( Answered 4 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: birth & death dates for viola player
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Asked by: bluestreak-ga
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Posted: 22 Nov 2002 17:06 PST
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Question ID: 112891
Gosta Andreasson was a violinist for the Busch String Quartet('20-?). 
I need birth & death dates & places.  I can pay $4.00.
Subject: Re: birth & death dates for viola player
Answered By: luciaphile-ga on 25 Nov 2002 18:33 PST
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Hi bluestreak-ga,

Thanks for your question.

According to a New York Times obituary, 

Goesta Andreasson was born on December 9, 1894 in Goteborg, Sweden. He
passed away on June 10, 1982 (the obit is dated June 10, 1982,
Thursday and states he died on Tuesday) in Riverdale, the Bronx. He
was 87.

Andreasson was a second violinist for the Busch Quartet from 1919 to
1943. After leaving the quartet, he went to Carnegie-Mellon to teach
(he stayed until 1963).

"Goesta Andreasson, Teacher And Busch Quartet Violinist" New York
Times, June 10, 1982, sec. B, p. 22 (Late City Final Edition).

Search strategy:
“Biography and Genealogy Master Index.” Detroit: Gale Research Co.
(online database) pointed me to Biography Index.

"Biography Index" H.W. Wilson Co., 1983. vol. 12
pointed me to the NY Times obit.

I hope this answers your question. If you need additional information,
please ask for clarification and I will do my best to assist you.


Clarification of Answer by luciaphile-ga on 25 Nov 2002 19:33 PST
Regarding your other questions, I'm tackling some of them. Others I
simply don't have access to the right resources, but I'll do my best!

Thanks for the tip!

bluestreak-ga rated this answer:4 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $3.00
Absolutely excellent research luciaphile. Thank you,thank you,thank
you. Great work, as always. Can I get you to take a look at my other

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