Remembering Louis Persinger – Born On This Day 129 Years Ago [ON-THIS-DAY]

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American violinist and pianist Louis Persinger was born on this day in 1887 - 129 years ago. A student of Eugène Ysaÿe and Jacques Thibaud,...

Remembering Pianist Arthur Rubinstein – Born On This Day 129 Years Ago [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Preeminent Polish-American pianist Arthur Rubinstein was born on this day in 1887 – 129 years ago. Passing away in 1982, aged 95, he is remembered as...

W.A. Mozart Was Born on This Day - 260 Years Ago [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born on this day in 1756 – 260 years ago. Mozart is remembered in history as one of the...

Canadian Violin Virtuoso James Ehnes Born on This Day! [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is Canadian violin virtuoso James Ehnes' 40th birthday. A graduate The Juilliard School where he studied with Ms Sally Thomas, James is widely regarded...

January 27th - Remembering the Victims of the Holocaust and Nazi Persecution [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today, January 27th, is the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust. The day marks the anniversary of the 1945...

Remembering Stephane Grappelli – Born On This Day 108 Years Ago [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Legendary French jazz violinist, Stephane Grappelli was born on this day in 1908 – 108 years ago. Dying in 1997, aged 89, Mr Grappelli is...

Remembering Jacqueline du Pré - Born On This Day 71 Years Ago [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Pre-eminent British cellist Jacqueline du Pré was born on this day in 1945 – 71 years ago. Passing away in 1987 aged just 42, after a crippling...

Italian Violin Virtuoso Uto Ughi Born On This Day! [BORN-ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is Italian violin virtuoso and conductor Uto Ughi’s 72nd birthday. A student of Georges Enescu and Yehudi Menuhin, he is recognised as one of the world's finest...

American Virtuoso Michael Rabin Died On This Day in 1972 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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American violin virtuoso Michael Rabin died on this day in 1972, 44 years ago – aged just 35. A celebrated child prodigy, he is remembered...

British Violinist/Model Charlie Siem Born On This Day! [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is British violinist and fashion model Charlie Siem's 30th birthday. A student of Ithzak Rashkovsky and Shlomo Mintz, Charlie’s recent debuts include performances with the...

Remembering Violinist Vasco Abadjiev - Born on this Day in 1926 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Bulgarian violin virtuoso Vasco Abadjiev was born on this day in 1926 - 90 years ago. A recognised child prodigy, he made his international debut aged...

Remembering the Great Nathan Milstein – Born on this Day in 1904 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Russian Empire-born American violin virtuoso Nathan Milstein was born on this day in 1904. A student of Pyotr Stolyarsky, Leopold Auer and Eugene Ysaye, he is remembered as one of the...

Polish Violin Virtuoso Wanda Wilkomirska Born on This Day! [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is Polish-Australian violin virtuoso Wanda Wilkomirska's 87th birthday. A protege of Ede Zathureczki, Tadeusz Wroński and Henryk Szeryng, she shared 2nd prize at the 1952...

Violinist & Pedagogue Josef Gingold Died On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Legendary Russian-American violinist and pedagogue Josef Gingold died on this day in 1995 – aged 85. A student of Eugene Ysaye, he is remembered as...

French Cellist Pierre Fournier Died On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Famed French cellist Pierre Fournier died on this day in 1986 - aged 79. A student of Paul Bazelaire and Anton Hekking, he is remembered...

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