Spanish Violinist And Composer Pablo de Sarasate Died On This Day in 1908 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Spanish violinist and composer Pablo de Sarasate died on this day in 1908, from chronic bronchitis - aged 64

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Spanish violinist and composer Pablo de Sarasate died on this day in 1908, from chronic bronchitis – aged 64.

Remembered as one of the eminent violin virtuosi of all time, he premiered a number of cornerstone works, including Wieniawski’s 2nd Violin Concerto, Lalo’s ‘Symphonie Espagnole’, Saint-Saens’ 3rd Violin Concerto and ‘Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso’ and Bruch’s ‘Scottish Fantasy’.

SARASATE | ZIGEUNERWEISEN | 1904

 

Sarasate |CD|

Julia Fischer, violin

Milana Chernyavska, piano

Release Date: March 2014

Decca

 

 

 

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