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ON THIS DAY | Violinist Philippe Hirschhorn Died On This Day in 1996, Aged Just 50

A former Grand Prize winner at the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition, he is remembered as one of the most naturally gifted violinists of all time

Latvian-born violin virtuoso Philippe Hirschhorn died on this day in 1996, from a brain tumor, aged just 50.

His famed students included Janine Jansen, Philippe Graffin, Evert Sillem and Yoris Jarzynski.

 

 

PHILIPPE HIRSCHHORN | CHAUSSON | POÈME | HIROYUKI IWAKI & NETHERLANDS RADIO PHILHARMONIC | 1974

 

 

Philippe Hirschhorn (1st Prize Queen Elisabeth International Competition 1967) |CD|

Philippe Hirschhorn

Release Date: July 21, 2017

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