Violin Virtuoso Gioconda de Vito Born On This Day in 1907 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian-British violin virtuoso Gioconda de Vito was born on this day in 1907

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Gioconda de Vito Birthday

Italian-British violin virtuoso Gioconda de Vito was born on this day in 1907.

Ms de Vito was a former 1st prize winner at the Vienna International Violin Competition, and is remembered as one of Europe’s eminent concert artists of the 1930s, 40s and 50s.

She retired completely from performing and teaching aged just 54, and passed away in 1994 – aged 87.

GIOCONDA DE VITO | MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO | 2ND & 3RD MVTS | SIR MALCOLM SARGENT & LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

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