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Piatigorsky house is gone, but pieces of history were saved
Piatigorsky house is gone, but pieces of history were saved

The distress call came in early July from a longtime resident of Brentwood. "The Piatigorsky house is being demolished," she said. "We were their neighbors for 60 years." Los Angeles was losing part of its cultural history, she said. The two-story Colonial Revival house on South Bundy Drive had been the longtime home of the famed émigré cellist and USC master teacher Gregor Piatigorsky and his polymath wife, Jacqueline, a chess wizard, tennis champion and sculptor. Gregor had died in 1976 at age 73 and Jacqueline in 2012 at 100. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: Piatigorsky house: An article in the Dec. 1 Section A about the legacy of Gregor and Jacqueline...

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