German Composer Max Bruch Died On This Day in 1920 [ON-THIS-DAY]

German composer Max Bruch died on this day in 1920 – aged 82

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Max Bruch Death

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|

James Ehnes

Charles Dutoit, Mario Bernardi

Montreal Symphony Orchestra

Release Date: June 24, 2008

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