Composer & Violinist Josef Suk Sr Born On This Day in 1874 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Czech composer and violinist Josef Suk Sr was born on this day in 1874 – 144 years ago

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Josef Suk Sr

Czech composer and violinist Josef Suk Sr was born on this day in 1874 – 144 years ago.

Dying in 1935, Suk composed a large body of piano, chamber and incidental violin works – including 3 string quartets and ‘Four Pieces’ for violin and piano.

He was the grandfather of violin virtuoso Josef Suk (born 1929) – and the son-in-law of Czech composer Antonin Dvorak.

JOSEF SUK SR | FOUR PIECES FOR VIOLIN AND PIANO | NO. 3 & 4 | VC YOUNG ARTIST SOOBEEN LEE | 2012 MENUHIN COMPETITION | 11 YEARS OLD 

 

Suk: Chamber Works |CD|

Four Pieces for Violin & Piano/Ballads

Josef Suk

Suk Quartet

Release Date: December 29, 1993

Supraphon

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