The Fantastic Fiddles of Felix Slatkin
The Fantastic Strings Of Felix Slatkin
- Real name
- Felix Zlotkin
- December 22, 1915
- February 8, 1963
- United States
- Violinist, arranger and conductor born of immigrant parents from the Russian Empire in what is now part of Ukraine. In 1913, Slatkin became the concertmaster for the 20th Century Fox Orchestra. In that capacity, he was recorded on hundreds of film soundtracks. Slatkin also released light classical and easy listening orchestral albums. Slatkin died young from a heart attack.