Violinist & Composer Eugène Ysaÿe Was Born On This Day in 1858 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Belgian violin virtuoso, composer and celebrated pedagogue Eugène Ysaÿe was born on this day in 1858

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Eugène Ysaÿe Birthday

Belgian violin virtuoso, composer and celebrated pedagogue Eugène Ysaÿe was born on this day in 1858.

Legendary pedagogue Carl Flesch once described him as “the most outstanding and individual violinist I have ever heard in my life”.

Ysaÿe’s famed students included virtuosi Josef Gingold, Nathan Milstein, William Primrose, Louis Persinger, Jascha Brodsky and Oscar Shumsky.

 

MAXIM VENGEROV | EUGÈNE YSAŸE  | SOLO VIOLIN SONATA NO. 3 ‘BALLADE’

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