2252 N. Cheswic Lane 90027
2252 N. Cheswic Lane 90027 Los Feliz USA
Spanish Colonial Revival
A. F. Leicht, architect.
Home of Alexander Borisoff in 1940.
Alexander Borisoff was born in Odessa, Russia. He attended the Russian Conservatory of Music where he majored in Composition and Cello. He graduated with a Doctorate in Music and performed as a concert cellist in a series of highly successful appearances throughout Europe before coming to America.
While touring the United States, Borisoff was invited by Dr. Otto Klemperer to join the Los Angeles Philharmonic as their first cellist. During his tenure with the Philharmonic, Borisoff introduced his Cello Concerto and his Poeme Ancien for Cello, Narrator, Chorus & Orchestra. Borisoff was commissioned by NBC to compose a tone poem for Symphony Orchestra based upon the theme America which was played by the Los Angeles Philharmonic over a coast-to-coast broadcast and subsequently performed by major symphony orchestras throughout the United States. In 1971, Borisoff ‘s String Quartet was recorded by the American Chamber Virtuosi and in 1975 his Impressions of Hawaii was commissioned and performed by the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra. He wrote scores for many Hollywood motion pictures and television programs and has also made musical arrangements for well-known vocalists and recording groups. He also wrote books on musical composition. Alexander passed away in the early 1980s. (Internet Movie Database, 2016).
2252 N. Cheswic Lane: (Value: $18,000): 1) Paul L. Hodge, owner and head of household; 29 year old white married male; married at age 23; born in Illinois; father born in Ohio, mother in Illinois; a proprietor of a phonograph lab. 2) Margaret D. Hodge, wife; 29 year old white married female; married at age 23; born in Mississippi; father born in Minnesota, mother in Mississippi; not working. (19th ED, page 15A, lines 15-16).
2252 Cheswic Lane (value $25,000): 1) Alexander Borisoff, head of household; white married male 39 years of age; born in Russia; an orchestra musician. 2) Mary Borisoff, wife; white married female 38 years of age; born in Russia; not working. 3) Love Borisoff, daughter; white single female 21 years of age; born in Russia; in school. 4) Helen Borisoff, daughter; white single female 19 years of age; born in Russia; in school. 5) Bobby Borisoff, son; white male 11 years of age; born in California; in school. 6) John Borisoff, brother; white single male 44 years of age; born in Russia; not working. (ED 60-81; Page 5B; Lines 71-76).
Type: Spanish Colonial Revival Sold
Area: 4,011 sqft
Lot Size: 11,600 sqft
Year Built: 1923