Violinist Bronislaw Huberman performed for nearly his entire life. These Bronislaw Huberman photos include archival photographs from Palestine Symphony Orchestra performances as well as re-enactment stills from the film, Orchestra of Exiles, premiering Sunday, April 14 at 10 pm on PBS (check local listings).
"The seeds of culture that Huberman planted here, that he brought from Central Europe, we are reaping its rewards today." —
Zubin Mehta, music director of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
Discussion & Comments
"I have a further story about another theft of this famous violin."—Leon Weintraub, Stockholm, Sweden April 16, 2013 Leon Weintraub, originally from Lodz, Poland, shares a Bronislaw Huberman story from a book published in Warsaw in 1988. It recounts how a king of the underworld in Lodz, "Blind Maks," came to Huberman's aid when his Stradivarius violin disappeared there. (Click here to read more in Comments section of "The Stolen Stradivarius.")