ON THIS DAY | Violinist Leonid Kogan Was Born On This Day in 1924

Dying in 1982, aged just 58 from a heart attack, he is remembered as one of the foremost virtuoso violinists of all time

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Leonid Kogan Birthday

Soviet violinist Leonid Kogan was born on this day in 1924.

For much of his performance career he concertized on the 1733 ‘ex-Burmester’ Guarneri del Gesu. 

 

LEONID KOGAN | KREISLER | VIENNESE CAPRICE | GENNADY ROZHDESTVENSKY & GRAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Beethoven, L. Van: Violin Concerto / Tchaikovsky, P.I.: Violin Concerto |CD|

Leonid Kogan

Rudolf Kempe & RAI Symphony

Vasili Nebolsin & Radio and Television Grand Symphony

Release Date: January 1, 2008

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