Violin Virtuoso & Composer Eugène Ysaÿe Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

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

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Eugène Ysaÿe Birthday

Belgian violin virtuoso, composer and conductor 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’.

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

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

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