Sunday, March 29, 2020
Home Tags Violinist

Tag: violinist

Today is Canadian Violinist James Ehnes’ 44th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Canadian violinist James Ehnes’ 44th birthday. A protégé of Sally Thomas and The Juilliard School, James is widely regarded as one of today’s foremost virtuosi –...

Jazz Violinist Stephane Grappelli Was Born On This Day in 1908 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Legendary French jazz violinist, Stephane Grappelli was born on this day in 1908. Dying in 1997, aged 89, Mr Grappelli is remembered for his lively, elegant,...

Violin Pedagogue Ivan Galamian Was Born On This Day in 1903 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Iranian-born Armenian violinist and pedagogue Ivan Galamian was born on this day in 1903. A student of French pedagogue Lucien Capet, he is remembered as...

German Violinist August Wilhelmj Died On This Day in 1908 [ON-THIS-DAY]

German violin virtuoso August Wilhelmj died on this day in 1908 – aged 62. Wilhelmj was regarded as one of the most celebrated violin virtuosi of...

Russian-Born American Violin Virtuoso Mischa Elman Was Born On This Day in 1891 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Russian-born American violin virtuoso Mischa Elman was born on this day in 1891. He is widely regarded as one of the finest violinists of the 20th...

Russian Violin Virtuoso Andrei Korsakov Died On This Day in 1991 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Russian violin virtuoso and pedagogue Andrei Korsakov died on this day in 1991 – aged just 44. A protégé of Boris Belenky and Leonid Kogan, Maestro Korsakov was a former...

American Violin Virtuoso Michael Rabin Died On This Day in 1972 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American violin virtuoso Michael Rabin died on this day in 1972 – aged just 35. A celebrated child prodigy, he is remembered as one of the...

Czech Violinist & Pedagogue Otakar Ševčík Died On This Day in 1934 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Czech violinist and pedagogue Otakar Ševčík died on this day in 1934. He served teaching positions at the Prague Conservatory, Russian Music Society and the Vienna Music...

Today is German Violinist Ulf Hoelscher’s 78th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is German violinist and pedagogue Ulf Hoelscher’s 78th birthday! A student of Max Rostal, Josef Gingold, Paul Makanowitzky and Ivan Galamian, Professor Hoelscher currently...

Italian Violin Virtuoso Rodolfo Lipizer Was Born On This Day in 1895 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian violin virtuoso and conductor Rodolfo Lipizer was born on this day in 1895. Dying in 1974, the Rodolfo Lipizer International Violin Competition, held annually...

Today is German Violinist Kolja Blacher’s 56th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is German violinist and pedagogue Kolja Blacher's 56th birthday. A student of Dorothy DeLay and Sandor Vegh, he is a former Concertmaster of the...

Today is Violinist VC Artist Tobias Feldmann’s 29th Birthday [ON THIS DAY]

Today is German violinist, VC Artist Tobias Feldmann’s 29th birthday. A graduate of the Hanns Eisler Conservatory of Music in Berlin, where he studied with Professor...

Bulgarian Violin Virtuoso Vasco Abadjiev Was Born On This Day in 1926 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Bulgarian violin virtuoso Vasco Abadjiev was born on this day in 1926. Plagued by the war years and the death of his beloved mother in 1965,...

Violin Virtuoso Nathan Milstein Was Born On This Day in 1904 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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

Today is Italian-Born American Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg’s Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Italian-born American violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg’s birthday. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and The Juilliard School, Nadja is a former grand prize...