The New Student's Reference Work/Kubelik, Jan
Kubelik, Jan, a renowned violinist, was born at Miehle, Bohemia, in 1880. His father was a market-gardener, but gave a good musical education to his son, who graduated at Prague Conservatory. He appeared in Berlin and London in 1900, and subsequently made successful tours of the Continent and the United States. He has received decorations from the pope and from Servia, and is an honorary member of the philharmonic societies of London and Prague.