Violinist & Composer Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

Moravian-Jewish violinist and composer Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst was born on this day in 1812 - 205 years ago

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Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst

Moravian-Jewish violinist and composer Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst was born on this day in 1812 – 205 years ago.

Ernst is remembered in history as one of the great violin virtuosi of all time – often referenced as ‘Paganini’s greatest successor’.

He composed a large number of virtuosi bravura show works – including his signature ‘Variations on The Last Rose of Summer’. 

MIDORI | H.W. ERNST | VARIATIONS ON ‘THE LAST ROSE OF SUMMER’

 

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