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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 – 187 years ago. Dying in 1907, Joachim is remembered as...

Legendary Violin Pedagogue Leopold Auer Born On This Day in 1845 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian violinist Leopold Auer was born on this day in 1845. Dying in 1930, he is remembered as one of the most important violin pedagogues...

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...

Violinist & Pedagogue Efrem Zimbalist Died On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Russian-born violin virtuoso, pedagogue and composer Efrem Zimbalist died on this day in 1985 – aged 94. A student of Leopold Auer, he is remembered as...

Violinist Jascha Heifetz Born On This Day 117 Years Ago [ON-THIS-DAY]

Legendary violin virtuoso Jascha Heifetz was born on this day in 1901 – 117 years ago. A protégé of Leopold Auer, he is remembered in history as one of...

Eminent Soviet Teacher Yuri Yankelevich Died on this Day in 1973 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Eminent Soviet teacher Yuri Yankelevich died on this day in 1973 - aged 64. A student of Leopold Auer, Maestro Yankelevich served a long term...

Violinist Leopold Auer Died On This Day in 1930 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian violinist Leopold Auer died on this day in 1930 – aged 85. He is remembered as one of the most important violin pedagogues of...

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...

Remembering the Great Nathan Milstein – Born on this Day in 1904 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Russian Empire-born American violin virtuoso Nathan Milstein was born on this day in 1904. A student of Pyotr Stolyarsky, Leopold Auer and Eugene Ysaye, he is remembered as one of the...

VC HIDDEN GEMS | Legendary Violinist Mischa Elman – ‘The Mellifluous Tone’

This week The Violin Channel explores the recordings of Russian-born American violin virtuoso Mischa Elman. A celebrated child prodigy of famed pedagogue Leopold Auer, Maestro...

VC HIDDEN GEMS | American Violin Virtuoso, Oscar Shumsky

This week The Violin Channel explores the recordings of American violin virtuoso and conductor, Oscar Shumsky. A student of Leopold Auer and Efrem Zimbalist, Mr Shumsky was widely respected amongst...

Remembering the Great Nathan Milstein – Gone on this Day in 1992, Aged 88

Russian Empire-born American violin virtuoso Nathan Milstein died on this day in 1992 – aged 88. A student of Pyotr Stolyarsky, Leopold Auer and Eugene...