Hailed as one of the greatest violinists of all time, Jan Kubelík from Czechoslovakia, features on this cinema advertising slide for three recitals taking place at The Theatre Royal on November 1st, 4th, and 6th, 1930.
Kubelík started playing violin at age five, and was studying at the Prague Conservatory by the age of eight. After marrying his wife Countess Anna Julie Marie Széll von Bessenyö, niece of former Prime Minister of Hungary, Kálmán Széll, he had a total of eight children. Five daughters - all violinists; and three sons, including conductor, Rafael Kubelík.
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