Violinist Bronislaw Huberman Died On This Day in 1947 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Jewish-Polish violinist Bronislaw Huberman died on this day in 1947 – aged 64

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Bronislaw Huberman

Jewish-Polish violinist Bronislaw Huberman died on this day in 1947 – aged 64.

A student of Joseph Joachim, he is remembered as one of the eminent violin virtuosi of the first half of the 20th Century – and as the founder of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.

Mr Huberman died in Switzerland – with his cause of death listed simply as ‘exhaustion’.

His ‘Gibson ex-Huberman’ Stradivarius is today owned and played by American virtuoso Joshua Bell.

 

BRONISLAW HUBERMAN | TCHAIKOVSKY VIOLIN CONCERTO | EUGUNE ORMANDY & PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA 

 

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