Bow maker and jeweller Henryk Kaston dies aged 100

Henryk Kaston, who enjoyed an illustrious career as a bow maker and a jeweller, has died in New York at the age of 100. Born in Poland, he escaped wartorn Europe to settle in America, where he played violin in the Cleveland Orchestra and then the Metropolitan ...

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