British violinist and concertmaster Raymond Cohen dies aged 91

British violinist Raymond Cohen, the last leader of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra to be appointed by Thomas Beecham, has died aged 91. Cohen won a scholarship at 14 to study at the Royal Manchester College of Music, and at 15 began playing with the Hallé Orchestra ...

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