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