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Beloved Cal Phil Violinist Pavel Farkas Dies at 77
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Beloved Cal Phil Violinist Pavel Farkas Dies at 77

The music world lost one of its greatest artists on Friday, April 5, 2019, when violinist Pavel Farkas passed away at the age of 77. Born in 1942 in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia (now the Slovak Republic) Farkas joined the Bratislava Radio Symphony Orchestra at the age of 17. A mere five years later he became its concertmaster….

Monrovia’s ‘Bungalow Bob’ Was Magnificent
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Monrovia’s ‘Bungalow Bob’ Was Magnificent

By Susan Motander Dr. Robert W. Winter, Occidental College’s Arthur G. Coons professor emeritus of the history of ideas, died on Feb. 9. He was 94. When I last spoke with Bob he was as full of life and energy as ever. I first met the man who would be my academic advisor, mentor and ultimately friend…

Julius Parker – Monrovia’s Unsung Hero
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Julius Parker – Monrovia’s Unsung Hero

By Ralph Walker and Susie Ling Julius Parker came to live in Monrovia in 1933. Perhaps you did not know him. But at this “Home Going Celebration” at the Monrovia United Methodist Church on April 28, 2018, so many stories came out from the hundreds gathered. There was a long line of people who wanted…