Czech violin virtuoso Váša Příhoda was born on this day in 1900.
A Paganini specialist, Mr Prihoda is remembered for his dazzling technique, finesse and beauty of tone.
Critics have suggested at times even Heifetz showed outward signs of envy.
He passed away from heart disease – aged 59.
VASA PRIHODA | LEON DE SAINT-LUBIN | FANTASIE ON THE SEXTET FROM DONIZETTI’S ‘LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR’
Release Date: September 23, 1997