Violin Virtuoso & Composer Jenő Hubay Died On This Day in 1937 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Hungarian violin virtuoso, composer and pedagogue Jenő Hubay died on this day in 1937 - aged 78

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Hungarian violin virtuoso, composer and pedagogue Jenő Hubay died on this day in 1937 – aged 78.

He is remembered as one of the most influential violin pedagogues of all time – his famed students including Joseph Szigeti, André Gertler, Stefi Geyer, Eugene Ormandy, Ilona Fehér, Jelly d’Aranyi, Emil Telmányi and Zoltán Székely.

Hubay’s major contributions to the violin repertoire include 4 violin concertos and a large body of bravura encore works – including Carmen Fantasie Brillante, Fantasie Tziganesque and Czardas.

 

JOSEPH SZIGETI | HUBAY | CZARDAS NO. 3 | WILFRID PELETIER & ORCHESTRE DE RADIO-CANADA | 1954

 

Hubay: Scenes de la Csarda |CD|

Hagai Shaham, Violin

Arnon Erez, Piano

Release Date: April 2004

Hyperion

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