French violinist Zino Francescatti died on this day in 1991 – aged 89.
Maestro Francescatti is remembered as one of the finest violin virtuosi of the 20th Century.
For much of his career he performed on the 1727 ‘Hart’ Stradivarius.
ZINO FRANCESCATTI | BEETHOVEN | VIOLIN CONCERTO | JEAN FOURNET & NETHERLANDS RADIO PHILHARMONIC
ZINO FRANCESCATTI | MOZART | VIOLIN CONCERTO NO.4 | JERZY SEMKOW & PARIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
ZINO FRANCESCATTI | SARASATE | ZIGEUNERWEISEN | 1959