Today is Italian Violinist Salvatore Accardo’s 74th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Italian violinist Salvatore Accardo's 74th birthday

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Today is Italian violinist Salvatore Accardo‘s 74th birthday.

He is a former 1st prize winner at the Geneva and Paganini International Violin Competitions – and is credited as the first person in history to record all 6 Paganini Violin Concertos.

For much of his career he has concertised on the 1727 ‘Hart ex Francescatti’ Stradivarius.

SALVATORE ACCARDO | MENDELSSOHN | VIOLIN CONCERTO | 1ST MVT | ROBERTO ZARPELLON & ORCHESTRA LORENZO DA PONTE

 

SALVATORE ACCARDO | PAGANINI | CAPRICE NO.5 

 

SALVATORE ACCARDO | PAGANINI | VIOLIN CONCERTO NO.6 | SIR COLIN DAVIS & LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA 

 

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