German composer Max Bruch died on this day in 1920 – aged 82.
Despite his 1st Violin Concerto being one of the most frequently performed and recorded works in history, Bruch tragically died destitute – unable to enforce any royalty payments during the War.
ITZHAK PERLMAN | MAX BRUCH | VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 1 IN G MINOR | KAZUYOSHI AKIYAMA & TOKYO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Bruch: Violin Concertos 1-3 & Scottish Fantasy |CD|
Charles Dutoit, Mario Bernardi
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Release Date: June 24, 2008