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Violin Virtuoso Henryk Szeryng Died on This Day in 1988 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Polish-born Mexican violin virtuoso Henryk Szeryng died on this day in 1988

Polish-born Mexican violin virtuoso Henryk Szeryng died on this day in 1988.

A student of Maurice Frenkel, Carl Flesch and Jacques Thibaud, he is widely regarded as one of the finest musicians of the 20th Century – remembered for his sterling musicianship, discernment and humanitarianism.

He died unexpectedly from a cerebral hemorrhage whilst on tour in Germany – aged just 69.

 

 

HENRYK SZERYNG | BRAHMS VIOLIN CONCERTO | GARY BERTINI & JERUSALEM SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 1980

 

 

 

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