American Violinist Michael Rabin Died On This Day in 1972 – Aged Just 35 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American violinist Michael Rabin died on this day in 1972, 45 years ago - aged just 35

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American violinist Michael Rabin died on this day in 1972, 45 years ago – aged just 35.

He is remembered as one of the pre-eminent virtuosi of the 20th Century – described by legendary pedagogue Ivan Galamian as having ‘no weaknesses, never’.

He died from a head injury sustained from a fall in his apartment.

MICHAEL RABIN | KREISLER | TAMBOURIN CHINOIS | 15 YEARS OLD | 1951

 

MICHAEL RABIN | TCHAIKOVSKY | VIOLIN CONCERTO | 3RD MVT | DONALD VOORHEES & BELL TELEPHONE HOUR ORCHESTRA 

 

MICHAEL RABIN | KREISLER | CAPRICE VIENNOIS | 1962

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