Theremin Virtuoso Clara Rockmore Died On This Day in 1998 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Lithuanian theremin virtuoso Clara Rockmore died on this day in 1998 – aged 87

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Clara Rockmore

Lithuanian theremin virtuoso Clara Rockmore died on this day in 1998 – aged 87.

A violin child prodigy, she studied with Hungarian pedagogue Leopold Auer, before transferring her learnings to the theremin – an electronic musical instrument, invented in the 1920s and controlled by oscillating metal antenna hand proximity.

CLARA ROCKMORE | SAINT-SAENS | THE SWAN (ARR. THEREMIN)

 

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