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Today is Russian-American Virtuoso Philippe Quint’s 43rd Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Russian-American virtuoso Philippe Quint's 43rd birthday! A protege of Andrei Korsakov and Dorothy DeLay, Philippe is widely recognised as one of today's foremost...

American Violinist and Pedagogue Oscar Shumsky was Born On This Day in 1917 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American violin virtuoso, pedagogue and conductor Oscar Shumsky was born on this day in 1917 – 100 years ago. Passing away in 2000, Mr Shumsky...

American Violinist David Nadien was Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

American violinist David Nadien was born on this day in 1926. A student of Adolfo Betti, Ivan Galamian and Adolph Busch, Mr Nadien is a...

American Composer Samuel Barber Was Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

American composer Samuel Barber was born on this day in 1910 – 107 years ago. Dying in 1981, aged 70, Barber is remembered as one...

Today is American Composer John Williams’ Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is American composer, conductor and pianist John Williams’ 85th birthday. The recipient of 3 Emmy Awards, 5 Academy Awards and 21 Grammy Awards, he...

American Composer John Cage Died On This Day in 1992 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American composer, music theorist, writer and artist John Cage died on this day in 1992 – aged 79. A pioneer of indeterminacy in music, electroacoustic...

VERY SAD NEWS | Eminent American Composer Steven Stucky Has Died

It has been announced today that leading American composer, Steven Stucky has passed away from a brain cancer - aged 66. He served as Resident...

VC HIDDEN GEMS | American Violin Virtuoso Michael Rabin [VIDEO]

This week The Violin Channel explores the recordings of the late, great American violin virtuoso Michael Rabin. MICHAEL RABIN | KREISLER | TAMBOURIN CHINOIS | BELL...
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