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Israeli Violin Virtuoso Hagai Shaham Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Israeli violin virtuoso Hagai Shaham's 51st birthday! A student of Professor Ilona Feher, Hagai performs regularly with many of world's finest orchestras and...

Violinist Max Rostal Born On This Day in 1905 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Austrian-born violinist Max Rostal was born on this day in 1905 – 112 years ago. A student of Carl Flesch, he is remembered as one...

Today is Violinist & Conductor Nikolaj Znaider’s 42nd Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Danish violin virtuoso and conductor Nikolaj Znaider's 42nd birthday! A student of Boris Kuschnir, Nikolaj is a former 1st prize winner at the...

Cello Virtuoso Janos Starker Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian-American cello virtuoso Janos Starker was born on this day in 1924 – 93 years ago. Maestro Starker was a former Principal Cellist of the...

Today is Violin Virtuoso Anne-Sophie Mutter’s Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is German violin virtuoso Anne-Sophie Mutter's birthday!  A student of Erna Honigberger and Aida Stucki, Ms Mutter is widely regarded as one of the eminent...

Violinist & Pedagogue Joseph Joachim Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian violin virtuoso and pedagogue Joseph Joachim was born on this day in 1831 – 186 years ago. Dying in 1907, Joachim is remembered as...

Today is Violinist Elmar Oliveira’s 67th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Portuguese-American violinist, Elmar Oliveira's 67th birthday! A student of Ariana Bronne and Raphael Bronstein, he is a former 1st Prize winner at the Tchaikovsky...

Today is VC Young Artist Timothy Ridout’s 22nd Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is British violist, VC Young Artist Timothy Ridout's 22nd birthday. A graduate of London’s Royal Academy of Music, he is a former 1st prize winner...

French Cellist Pierre Fournier Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

French cello virtuoso Pierre Fournier was born on this day in 1906 – 111 years ago. A student of Paul Bazelaire and Anton Hekking, he is...

Italian Luthier Giovanni Battista Guadagnini Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian luthier Giovanni Battista Guadagnini was born on this day in 1711- 306 years ago. He is remembered as one of the finest stringed instrument...

Violinist & Vega Bow Inventor Emil Telmanyi Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian violinist and inventor Emil Telmanyi was born on this day in 1892 - 125 years ago. Dying in 1988, he is remembered in history for...

French Violinist & Pedagogue Pierre Amoyal Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is French violinist and pedagogue Pierre Amoyal’s 68th birthday! A student of Jascha Heifetz, Mr Amoyal is a former prize winner at the Paganini and...

Today is Dutch Violin Virtuoso Herman Krebbers’ 94th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Dutch violin virtuoso Herman Krebbers’ 94th birthday. Maestro Krebbers served as Concertmaster of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra - and held a distinguished teaching...

French Virtuoso Christian Ferras was Born on this Day in 1933 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French virtuoso Christian Ferras was born on this day in 1933 – 84 years ago. A student of Marcel Chailley and George Enescu, he is...

Violinist & Composer Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Moravian-Jewish violinist and composer Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst was born on this day in 1812 - 205 years ago. Ernst is remembered in history as one...

Violin Virtuoso Louis Kaufman Born On This Day in 1905 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American violin virtuoso Louis Kaufman was born on this day in 1905 – 112 years ago. Dying in 1994, he is remembered as arguably the most...

Theremin Virtuoso Clara Rockmore Died On This Day in 1998 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Lithuanian theremin virtuoso Clara Rockmore died on this day in 1998 – aged 87. A violin child prodigy, she studied with Hungarian pedagogue Leopold Auer, before...

American Violin Virtuoso Michael Rabin Born On This Day in 1936 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American violin virtuoso Michael Rabin was born on this day in 1936 - 81 years ago. A celebrated child prodigy, he is remembered as one of...

American Violinist Joan Field was Born On This Day in 1915 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American violinist Joan Field was born on this day in 1915 – 102 years ago. A student of Albert Spalding, Jacques Thibaud and George Enescu,...

South Korean Violin Virtuoso Dong-Suk Kang Born On This Day! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is South Korean violin virtuoso Dong-Suk Kang's 63rd birthday! A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, he is a former prize winner at the...

Today is Violinist Christian Tetzlaff’s 51st Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is German violin virtuoso Christian Tetzlaff's 51st birthday! A student of Uwe-Martin Haiberg and Walter Levin, he is widely respected as one of today's...

Russian Violinist & Pedagogue Efrem Zimbalist Born On This Day in 1890 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Russian-born violin virtuoso, pedagogue and composer Efrem Zimbalist was born on this day in 1890. A student of Leopold Auer, he is remembered as one of the...

American Violin Virtuoso Aaron Rosand Born On This Day! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is American violin virtuoso and pedagogue Aaron Rosand‘s 90th birthday. A student of Leon Sametini and Efrem Zimbalist, Mr Rosand has enjoyed a prolific...

Today is VC Young Artist Kerson Leong’s 20th Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is VC Young Artist Kerson Leong’s 20th birthday! A student of Augustin Dumay at the Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth, Kerson is a former Junior 1st...

American Violinist Guila Bustabo was Born on This Day in 1916 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Celebrated American violinist Guila Bustabo was born on this day in 1916 – 101 years ago. A student of Leon Sametini and Louis Persinger, she...

English Violinist Albert Sammons was Born on This Day in 1886 [ON-THIS-DAY]

English violin virtuoso Albert Sammons was born on this day in 1886 – 131 years ago. Largely a self-taught violinist, he is remembered particularly for...

Comedian & Violinist Jack Benny Was Born On This Day in 1894 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American comedian, vaudevillian and violinist Jack Benny was born on this day in 1894 – 123 years ago. Dying in 1974, he is widely regarded...

Today is VC Young Artist Ji-Young Lim’s 22nd Birthday! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is South-Korean VC Young Artist Ji-Young Lim’s 22nd birthday. A student of pedagogue Nam-Yun Kim at the Korean National University of Arts, Ji-Young was awarded...

Violinist Jascha Heifetz Born On This Day 116 Years Ago [ON-THIS-DAY]

Legendary violin virtuoso Jascha Heifetz was born on this day in 1901 – 116 years ago. A protégé of Leopold Auer, he is remembered in history as one of...

American Cellist Lynn Harrell Born on This Day! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is American cellist Lynn Harrell's 73rd birthday. A protege of Leonard Rose and Orlando Cole, Mr Harrell is widely respected as one of the...

Romanian Violinist Silvia Marcovici Born on This Day! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Romanian-born violin virtuoso, Silvia Marcovici's birthday! A former 1st prize winner at the Long-Jacques Thibaud and George Enescu International Violin Competitions, she is...

Taiwanese-American Violinist Cho-Liang Lin Born On This Day! [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Taiwanese-American violin virtuoso Cho-Liang Lin's 56th birthday. A protege of Dorothy DeLay, Jimmy has made appearances with virtually every major orchestra in the world...
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