Violin Virtuoso Zino Francescatti Born On This Day in 1902 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French violin virtuoso René-Charles “Zino” Francescatti was born on this day in 1902

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René-Charles “Zino” Francescatti Birthday

French violin virtuoso René-Charles “Zino” Francescatti was born on this day in 1902.

Dying in 1991, Maestro Francescatti is remembered as one of the pre-eminent violinists of all time.

For much of his career, he concertized on the 1727 ‘Hart’ Stradivarius.

RENÉ-CHARLES “ZINO” FRANCESCATTI | BEETHOVEN VIOLIN CONCERTO | JEAN FOURNET & NETHERLANDS RADIO PHILHARMONIC | 1973

 

Mendelssohn & Tchaikovsky Violin Concertos

Zino Francescatti

Dimitri Mitropoulos

Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra of New York

Release Date: July 4, 2010

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