Obituaries : PASSINGS : Manoug Parikian; Violinist

Manoug Parikian, 67, a violinist, musical director and professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London for 28 years. The Turkish-born Parikian led the London Philharmonia Orchestra from 1949 to 1957, the Yorkshire Sinfonia from 1976 to 1978, and was musical director of the Manchester Camerata from 1980 to 1984. His last solo performance was at a prerecorded tribute to master violin-maker Antonio Stradivari that was broadcast Thursday night by the British Broadcasting Corp. In Oxford, England, on Thursday of a heart attack.

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