Mr. Aitay, received his first violin from his father at age 5. He was a Concert Violinist in his native Budapest, Hungary, and later became the Concertmaster for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He plays Bach's Adagio First Sonata on his Guadagnini violin.
DOB: April 14, 1921
City of birth: Budapest
Country of birth: Hungary
Went into hiding: No
Other experiences: Hungarian Forced Labor Battalions, Protected Houses (Budapest), Displaced Persons Camps