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Oscar Shumsky (Violin)

Born: 23rd March 1917, Philadelphia. Pennsylvania, USA

Died: 24th July 2000, Rye, New York, USA

Nationality: American

Oscar Shumsky was an American violinist and conductor born to Russian-Jewish parents. Oscar Shumsky married Louise Sophia Carboni on October 4, 1939. Together they had two sons; Noel (a business executive & teacher) and Eric (a violist & teacher). A great deal has been written about Shumsky’s musical artistry however little is known about his “other interests”. Since his childhood in Philadelphia Shumsky was fascinated with photography.