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BORIS OSSIPOVICH SIBOR - VIOLINIST

Autographed postcard photograph of the Russian violinist, Auer pupil and his son-in-law as well, Moscow, October 11, 1915.

 

Sibor (1880-1961) whose original last name was Lifschitz, studied with Leopold Auer at the St. Petersburg Conservatory.† He married Auerís daughter Nadezhda.† He started out as a concert violinist and recitalist. He also formed the Sibor Piano Trio with the short lived Swiss pianist Otto Hegner and cellist Heinz Beyer. With Hegnerís death in 1907, the ensemble folded.† In 1906 he was among the founding professors of the Moscow National Conservatory, not to be confused with the Moscow Conservatory.† During the Revolution he left Moscow for the Crimea and Siberia.† After the Revolution he was appointed Professor at the Moscow Conservatory where he taught until his retirement in 1951.† His pupils included; Andrei Ambramenkov, Karp Dombaev, Ivan Galamian, Konstantin Mostras, Ilya Shpilberg and Yevgeny Strakhov.† Sibor was also the concertmaster of the Bolshoi Ballet Orchestra.† Georgy Caroire dedicated his Elegie for Pianist and Violin to Sibor in 1916.