WASHINGTON (AP) – A Stradivarius violin stolen from renowned violinist Roman Totenberg after a performance in 1980 has been recovered.
The late musician’s daughter, Nina Totenberg, says she was informed by the FBI in June that the violin had been found. She says the chief suspect in the theft has died and no one will be charged, and the violin will be returned to the family.READ MORE: AAA Worker Killed While Helping Stranded Driver In Prince George's County
Nina Totenberg is the legal affairs correspondent at NPR. She spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday. Federal prosecutors in New York plan to announce details of the recovery at a news conference Thursday.READ MORE: 'Big Brother' Debuts Wednesday in a Special 90-Minute Live Event
Roman Totenberg, a native of Poland, died three years ago at age 101. He bought the Stradivarius in 1943 and performed with it exclusively until it was stolen.MORE NEWS: Civil Rights Lawyer Ben Crump Joins Lawsuit Against Baltimore City Public Schools
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