Scottish-Born Violin Virtuoso Henri Temianka Died On This Day in 1992 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Scottish-born violin virtuoso Henri Temianka died on this day in 1992 – aged 85

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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

 

The Beethoven Violin Sonatas: Live at Library of Congress |3CDS|

Henri Temianka, violin

Leonard Shure, piano

Release: March 17, 2017

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