ON THIS DAY | Japanese Pedagogue Shinichi Suzuki Was Born On This Day in 1898

Mr Suzuki holds an influential place in history as the creator of the Suzuki method of music education

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Japanese pedagogue Shinichi Suzuki was born on this day in 1898.

Many of today's top soloists and orchestral musicians began their musical education with his teachings – including virtuosi Sarah Chang, Hilary Hahn, Ray Chen, Leila Josefowicz, Stefan Jackiw, Nicola Benedetti, Julia Fischer, Anne Akiko Meyers and Arabella Steinbacher.