Violinist & Composer Eugène Ysaÿe Died On This Day in 1931 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Belgian violin virtuoso, composer and conductor Eugène Ysaÿe died on this day in 1931

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Eugène Ysaÿe

Belgian violin virtuoso, composer and conductor Eugène Ysaÿe died on this day in 1931.

Legendary pedagogue Carl Flesch once described him as “the most outstanding and individual violinist I have ever heard in my life.”

Maestro Ysaÿe’s famed students included: violinists Josef Gingold, Nathan Milstein, William Primrose, Louis Persinger, Jascha Brodsky and Oscar Shumsky.

 

VC ARTIST AUGUSTIN HADELICH | YSAYE | SOLO SONATA NO. 3 IN D MINOR ‘BALLADE’ 

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