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Stolen Stradivarius found after decades comes to life again

AP  |  New York 

The stolen from the late and miraculously found more than three decades later has a new life under the chin of a budding 18-year-old virtuoso.

On Tuesday in New York, his three daughters presented the multimillion-dollar instrument on loan to Juilliard student

The 18th century violin was snatched in 1980 from Totenberg's dressing room after a concert in Cambridge, It was recovered in 2015, after his death, among a former student's belongings. An anonymous benefactor then purchased it and made sure its sound would again fill the world's concert stages.

says she and her sisters can now go to listen to their father's violin as if he were still playing. says its voice is "beautiful, brilliant and throaty.

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 03:40 IST