Korean violinist Kwon Hyuk Joo, 31, died inside a taxi yesterday in Busan, Korea. The taxi had taken him back to his hotel after a party with friends. Kwon Hyuk Joo won First Prize at the Carl Nielsen International Violin Competition 2004, the first Korean to do so. He was the youngest professor at Anyang University when he started teaching in 2012. He went to Busan to rehearse for an upcoming performance.

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