9:36 am
Thu February 6, 2014

Charges Filed in Case of Stolen Stradivarius Violin

Frank Almond performs with his Stradivarius violin in WUWM's studios, in 2008.
Credit Bonnie North

UPDATE: The Milwaukee DA's office on Friday issued robbery charges against two Milwaukee men - Universal K. Allah and Salah I. Salahadyn.

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Arts & Culture
6:21 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

ESSAY: Stradivarius Violin's Theft Stole Beauty from Us All

A violin maker reflects on what was lost with the theft of a Stradivarius violin in Milwaukee.

Lake Effect essayist Korinthia Klein describes her feelings on the theft of a rare Stradivarius violin in Milwaukee.

Last Monday’s assault on the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s concertmaster Frank Almond and the theft of his one of a kind violin, the Lipinski Stradivarius, has rocked Milwaukee and the rest of the world.

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4:18 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Big Reward Offered for Information in Violin Heist

The MSO hopes a $100,000 reward helps recover the 300-year-old Stradivarius violin that was stolen Jan. 27.

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