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Violist MURRAY SCHWARTZ came to the Los Angeles Philharmonic after extensive service with orchestras throughout the country. Born in New York City in 1923, he received his basic training at the High School of Music and Art founded by Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia. Schwartz then continued his musical education at the City College of New York. In 1944 he joined the Indianapolis Symphony. After a stay of two years, he moved on: first to the National Symphony in Washington D.C., and then to the St. Louis Symphony, where he was a member of the string section for ten years. This was followed by an extended period in Miami, where Murray was active in studio work and played with the Jackie Gleason Orchestra. After a season with the Dallas Symphony under Anshel Brusilow, Schwartz came in 1972 to Los Angeles and joined the Philharmonic. In 1974, he married Peggy Anderson of Dallas, a newspaper columnist; together they have six children, eleven grandchildren, and one great grandchild. Peggy, an artist and music lover, has accompanied Murray on all of the Philharmonics tours.