1st violin with the Quartet from 1935-1946
Violinist and teacher born in London, England, James Levey
performed with many music groups and had a distinguished career
in London before coming to Canada.
He was a member of the Royal Philharmonic and concertmaster of the Royal Albert
Hall Orchestra. From 1917 to 1927 Mr. Levey played as first violin
with the London String Quartet, one of the premier ensembles of
the early twentieth century. Continuing his career as a performer
and teacher in New York City, he was invited by Milton Blackstone
to join the Hart House Quartet as first violin and leader in 1935.