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Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg

The classical musician says, now that she's established herself as an accomplished performer, she no longer feels the need to prove herself. She got her start early; her mother made sure she practiced. At nineteen, after a nine-month hiatus from the violin, she finally decided she wanted to devote her life to the instrument.

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Other segments from the episode on February 8, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 8, 1989: Interview with Gregory Hines; Review of the album "The Leroy Anderson Collection"; Interview with Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg; Obituary for John Cassavetes.

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