Soviet violin virtuoso Boris Goldstein died on this day in 1987 – aged 65.
A former prize winner at the Wieniawski and Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competitions, he was once singled out by Jascha Heifetz as the USSR’s most talented young violinist.
His notable students included Zakhar Bron and Alexander Skwortsow.
BORIS GOLDSTEIN | WIENIAWSKI VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 1 IN F SHARP MAJOR | 1ST MVT | KIRILL KONDRASHIN & USSR STATE SYMPHONY
The Art of Boris Goldstein |2CDS|
Boris Goldstein, violin
Julia Goldstein, piano
Brahms Complete Sonatas & Franck Sonata
Release Date: January 1, 2013