Soviet violin virtuoso David Oistrakh was born on this day in 1908 – 109 years ago.
Dying in 1974, he is widely remembered as one of the foremost violinists of the 20th Century.
Oistrakh premiered a number of new works including Khachaturian and both Shostakovich Violin Concertos.
DAVID OISTRAKH | TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO | GENNADI ROSHDESTWENSKI & STAATSKAPELLE BERLIN | 1963
David Oistrakh; The Great Recordings |BOX SET|
Release Date: September 16, 2008