Actor Pierce Brosnan has sadly lost his 41-year-old daughter Charlotte after she lost her battle with ovarian cancer.
The mother of two passed away at her London home on Friday from the same disease that killed her mother – Pierce's first wife – 22 years ago at the age 43.
Zimbalist finds no net economic gains for the countries that have played host to the Olympics or the World Cup.
While the wealthy may profit, those in the middle and lower income brackets do not, and Zimbalist predicts more outbursts of political anger like that seen in Brazil surrounding the 2014 World Cup.
In general he avoided virtuoso exhibitionism, yet he could play Paganini with flair.'' Olin Downes, the music critic of The New York Times from 1924 until 1957, reviewed the violinist's formal farewell recital in November 1949: ''The instant Mr.
Zimbalist played the first six notes of the Beethoven sonata one knew that he was in the presence of a consummate musician, unsurpassed among violinists for the sincerity, the knowledge and the reverence in which he holds his art.
Efrem Zimbalist, a violinist celebrated for his assured technique, intelligent musicianship and patrician bearing in a career that spanned more than half a century, died Friday morning in Reno. Zimbalist was acclaimed by colleagues, critics and the general public as one of the most respected musical figures of his time.
Zimbalist, along with Jascha Heifetz, Mischa Elman and Nathan Milstein, was one of the distinguished alumni of Leopold Auer's legendary violin classes in Czarist St. From his first American appearance in 1911 - when he played the United States premiere of Alexander Glazunov's ''Concerto in A minor'' with the Boston Symphony Orchestra - until his retirement from the concert stage more than 40 years later, Mr.
Oscar Shumsky and Norman Carol were two of his best known violin students.
A composer of songs, chamber music, tone poems and an opera, ''Landara,'' Mr.
The first of these featured a pair of former government agents (Zimbalist as Stu Bailey, Roger Smith as Jeff Spencer) who set up as private detectives with an office on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles.
They were assisted in their investigations by “Kookie” (played by Edd Byrnes), a hip car-parking valet.
"We pray for her and that the cure for this wretched disease will be close at hand soon.