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From the YouTube page:
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Marshall Sosson, Violinist and Studio Concertmaster, Dies at 91
Marshall Sosson, concertmaster at many Hollywood studios, died on April 29, 2002, at the age of 91.
Music was his fountain of youth. A passionate and tender nature sang through his violin. Active professionally for...