Violinist Melvin Ritter, ex-concertmaster of the St Louis Symphony, dies

US violinist Melvin Ritter, who was concertmaster of the St Louis Symphony Orchestra from 1961 to 1965, has died at the age of 89, reports the St Louis Post-Dispatch. Born in Cleveland in 1923, Ritter studied violin at the Peabody Conservatory with Oscar Shumsky ...

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