Italian-Born British Violin Virtuoso Alfredo Campoli Died On This Day in 1991 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian-born British violin virtuoso Alfredo Campoli died on this day in 1991 – aged 84

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Alfredo Campoli Violin Violinist Cover

Italian-born British violin virtuoso Alfredo Campoli died on this day in 1991 – aged 84.

He is remembered as one of the finest violinists of the 20th Century – noted for his extraordinary bel canto tone and phrasing.

For much of his career he concertized on the 1694 ‘Baillot-Pommerau’ Stradivarius.

 

ALFREDO CAMPOLI | SAINT-SAENS VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 3 | PIERINO GAMBA & LONDON SYMPHONY

 

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