Belgian Violin Virtuoso Arthur Grumiaux Died On This Day in 1986 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Belgian violin virtuoso and pianist Arthur Grumiaux died on this day in 1986 – aged 65

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Belgian violin virtuoso and pianist Arthur Grumiaux died on this day in 1986 – aged 65.

A student of Alfred Dubois and George Enescu, he is remembered as one of the eminent violinists of the 20th Century.

In 1973 Maestro Grumiaux was knighted baron by King Baudouin for his services to music – thus sharing the title with Paganini.

ARTHUR GRUMIAUX | BRAHMS | VIOLIN SONATA IN A MAJOR | 1959

 

ARTHUR GRUMIAUX | BEETHOVEN | VIOLIN CONCERTO | ANTAL DORATI & ORCHESTRE NATIONAL DE L’ORTF 

 

ARTHUR GRUMIAUX & RICCARDO CASTAGNONE | VITALI | CHACONNE | 1956 

 

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