ON THIS DAY | French Violinist Zino Francescatti Died in 1991

French violinist Zino Francescatti died on this day in 1991, aged 89

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Zino Francescatti Violin Violinist Cover

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

Zino Francescatti

Dimitri Mitropoulos

Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of New York

Release Date: July 4, 2010

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