French violinist Rene-Charles ‘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 | 1973
Mendelssohn & Tchaikovsky Violin Concertos
Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of New York
Release Date: July 4, 2010
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