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Scottish-Born Violin Virtuoso Henri Temianka Died On This Day in 1992 [ON-THIS-DAY]
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Scottish-born violin virtuoso Henri Temianka died on this day in 1992 – aged 85
Scottish-born violin virtuoso Henri Temianka died on this day in 1992 – aged 85.
A student of Jules Boucherit and Carl Flesch, he was awarded 3rd prize at the 1935 Wieniawski International Violin Competition – behind luminaries Ginette Neveu and David Oistrakh.
For much of his performance career he concertized on the 1727 "Comte Cozio di Salabue" Stradivarius.
HENRI TEMIANKA & JOANNA GRAUDAN | WIENIAWSKI | POLONAISE NO. 2 | 1935