Czech violin virtuoso Vasa Prihoda was born on this day in 1900.
A Paganini specialist, Mr Prihoda is remembered for his dazzling technique, finesse and beauty of tone.
Critics have suggested at times even Heifetz showed outward signs of envy.
He passed away from heart disease – aged 59.
VASA PRIHODA | PAGANINI (ARR. PRIHODA) | NEL COR PIU NON MI SENTO
VASA PRIHODA | LEON DE SAINT-LUBIN | FANTASIE ON THE SEXTET FROM DONIZETTI’S ‘LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR’
VASA PRIHODA | VIEUXTEMPS | VIOLIN CONCERTO | 1ST & 2ND MVT | FRANZ MARSZALEK & RSO KOLN
VASA PRIHODA | BAZZINI | LA RONDE DES LUTINS