French violinist Christian Ferras died on this day in 1982 – aged just 49.
A student of Charles Bistesi and George Enescu, he is remembered a one of the finest musicians of the 20th Century.
He sadly took his own life – after a severe lifelong struggle with depression.
CHRISTIAN FERRAS | SIBELIUS VIOLIN CONCERTO | ZUBIN MEHTA & ORCHESTRA NATIONAL DE ORTF | 1965
Christian Ferras: The Great Violin Concertos |DOUBLE CD|
Herbert Von Karajan
Beethoven, Brahms, Sibelius Concertos
Release Date: September 1995
Christian Ferras - The Complete HMV & Telefunken Recordings |13 DISCS|
Release Date: October 2017