Composer and Violinist Karl Goldmark Died On This Day in 1915 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian composer and violinist Karl Goldmark died on this day in 1915 - aged 84

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Karl Goldmark

Hungarian composer and violinist Karl Goldmark died on this day in 1915 – aged 84.

Largely self-taught as a composer, his signature works include the opera Die Königin von Saba, his Rustic Wedding Symphony – and his Violin Concerto No.1 in A Minor.

Interestingly, he served as Jean Sibelius’ violin teacher for a brief time.

 

NATHAN MISTEIN | GOLDMARK VIOLIN CONCERTO | BRUNO WALTER & NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC | LIVE PERFORMANCE | 1942

 

Itzhak Perlman |CD|

Goldmark & Korngold: Violin Concertos

Andre Previn, Conductor

Pittsburg Symphony Orchestra

Release Date: October 25, 1990

Angel Records

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