ON THIS DAY | Violinist Louis Kaufman Was Born in 1905

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American violin virtuoso Louis Kaufman was born on this day in 1905. He also premiered a number of important pieces including works by Aaron Copland,...

English Violinist Albert Sammons Was Born On This Day in 1886 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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English violin virtuoso Albert Sammons was born on this day in 1886. Largely a self-taught violinist, he is remembered particularly for his association with Edward...

ON THIS DAY | Violinist Josef Gingold Was Born On This Day in 1909

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Russian-born American violinist and teacher Josef Gingold was born on this day in 1909. His famed students included Joshua Bell, Miriam Fried, Leonidas Kavakos,...

Bulgarian Violin Virtuoso Vasco Abadjiev Was Born On This Day in 1926 – 91 Years Ago [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Bulgarian violin virtuoso Vasco Abadjiev was born on this day in 1926 – 91 years ago. Plagued by the war years and the death of...

Virtuoso Violinist Louis Krasner Born On This Day in 1903 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Ukrainian-born American virtuoso Louis Krasner was born on this day in 1903. A student of Lucien Capet, Otakar Sevcik and Carl Flesch, Mr Krasner is...

ON THIS DAY | Happy Birthday Janine Jansen!

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  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1nufxiiF1o&showinfo=0&autohide=1 JANINE JANSEN | TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO | PAAVO JARVI & ORCHESTRE DE PARIS | 2015    

ON THIS DAY | Violinist Sergiu Luca Died On This Day in 2010

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Romanian-born American violinist Sergiu Luca died on this day in 2010. He passed away from bile-duct cancer at the age of 67.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RN33JqJyADc SERGIU LUCA | BACH |...

Russian Composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Born on this Day in 1844 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov was born on this day in 1844. A member of 'The Five', Rimsky-Korsakov is remembered in history as one of the...

Today is VC Young Artist Zeyu Victor Li's 22nd Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is Chinese VC Young Artist Zeyu Victor Li's 22nd birthday! A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Aaron Rosand and Ida Kavafian,...

Violinist Szymon Goldberg Died On This Day in 1993 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Polish-born American violinist and conductor Szymon Goldberg died on this day in 1993 – aged 84. A student of Carl Flesch, he served as Concertmaster of the Dresden Philharmonic and...

French Composer César Franck Born On This Day in 1822 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Belgian-born French composer César Franck was born on this day in 1822 – 195 years ago. Dying in 1890, aged 67, Franck’s major contribution to the violin repertoire is his legendary...

Austrian Violin Pedagogue Jakob Dont Was Born on This Day in 1815 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Austrian violin virtuoso and pedagogue Jakob Dont was born on this day in 1815. Dying in 1888, Dont is remembered in history as one of the most...

ON THIS DAY | Czech Violinist & Composer Jan Kubelik Died On This Day in 1940

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Czech violinist and composer Jan Kubelik died on this day in 1940, aged 60. His major contribution to the violin repertoire include 6 violin concertos. He is...

Conductor & Composer Serge Koussevitzky Died On This Day in 1951 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Russian-born conductor, composer and double-bassist Serge Koussevitzky died on this day in 1951 - aged 76. Maestro Koussevitsky served as Music Director of the Boston...

Conductor Sergiu Celibidache Was Born On This Day in 1912 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Luminary Romanian conductor Sergiu Celibidache was born on this day in 1912. Dying in 1996, Maestro Celibidache is celebrated as one of the pre-eminent conductors of...

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