Thomas Jefferson, Musician and Violinist

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Thomas Jefferson Foundation, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 75 pages
Thomas Jefferson once wrote, "Music is the passion of my soul." This essay by Stanford University Professor of Music Emeritus Sandor Salgo explores one of the lesser recognized aspects of Jefferson's life: his love of music and his talent as a violinist.

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Salvador Salgo, Professor of Music, Emeritus, taught at Stanford University for 24 years. Professor Salgo was music director of the Stanford Opera Theatre and a significant force in shaping and directing the Stanford Symphony Orchestra. He has conducted extensively in Europe, including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of London and the Deutsche Staatsoper in Berlin. He has served as guest conductor with the San Francisco Symphony, the National Orchestra of Mexico, the Vancouver Festival, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Salt Lake City Symphony for a nationally televised program, and the San Francisco Spring Opera.

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