Today is Italian Violinist Salvatore Accardo’s 75th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Italian violinist Salvatore Accardo's 75th birthday

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Salvatore Accardo

Today is Italian violinist Salvatore Accardo’s 75th birthday.

A former 1st prize winner at the Geneva and Paganini International Violin Competitions – Maestro Accardo 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

 

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