Soviet violin virtuoso Oleg Kagan was born on this day in 1946.
A student of Boris Kuznetsov and David Oistrakh, he is a former major prize winner at the Sibelius, Enescu and Tchaikovsky International Violin Competitions.
He tragically passed away from cancer in 1990 following a concert in Bavaria – aged just 43.
OLEG KAGAN | BEETHOVEN VIOLIN CONCERTO | ARNOLD KATS & MOSCOW SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 1978
Sonatas for Violin and Piano |CD|
Johannes Brahms, Dmitri Shostakovich
Oleg Kagan, violin
Sviatoslav Richter, piano
Release Date: January 25, 1999