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Jacques Thibaud

The French violinist Jacques Thibaud was born in Bordeaux on 27 September 1880 and studied with his father before entering the Paris Conservatoire. In addition to his work as a soloist, he played chamber music, notably with Pau Casals and Alfred Cortot. With Marguerite Long he established a competition for violinists and pianists.

Thibaud died in a plane crash in the French Alps on 1 September 1953.

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