Hungarian Violin Virtuoso Joseph Szigeti Born On This Day in 1892 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian violin virtuoso Joseph Szigeti was born on this day in 1892

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Joseph Szigeti Birthday

Hungarian violin virtuoso Joseph Szigeti was born on this day in 1892.

A strong advocate of new music, he was the dedicatee of a number of important, cornerstone works, including – Bloch’s Violin Concerto, Bartok’s ‘Rhapsody No. 1’ and Ysaye’s 1st Solo Sonata.

JOSEPH SZIGETI | HUBAY | CZARDAS NO. 3 FOR VIOLIN & ORCHESTRA | WILFRID PELETIER & ORCHESTRE DE RADIO-CANADA | 1954

 

Joseph Szigeti Plays Mendelssohn and Brahms <CD>

Joseph Szigeti

Philharmonic Symphony

Bruno Walter & Dimitri Mitropoulos

Release Date: April 17, 2007

Music & Arts Programs

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