German violinist and composer Rodolphe Kreutzer died on this day in 1831, aged 65.
A student of Anton Stamitz, Kreutzer is remembered as one of the prominent violinists of the 18th and 19th centuries.
Kreutzer's major contributions to the violin repertoire include 19 concertos & 42 etudes and caprices.
ANNE-SOPHIE MUTTER & LAMBERT ORKIS ZOHARI | BEETHOVEN | 'KREUTZER' VIOLIN SONATA NO. 9 IN A MAJOR
Beethoven: Violin Concerto & 'Kreutzer' Sonata |2 CDs|
Vadim Repin, Violin
Martha Argerich, Piano
Riccardo Muti & Vienna Philharmonic
Release Date: September 25, 2007