Violinist Edith Peinemann has Died, Aged 85
It has been reported that the German violinist and pedagogue passed away on February 24
Violinist Edith Peinemann was first taught by her father before attending the Heinz Stanske and studying with Max Rostal at London’s Guildhall School.
A prizewinner of the 1956 ARD Competition, she was awarded the Plaquette Eugène Ysaÿe — joining David Oistrakh, Leonid Kogan, and Arthur Grumiaux in the group that has been given the prestigious honor.
She performed and toured worldwide as a soloist in the 50s and 60s and was known for her playing of the big post-Romantic and twentieth-century repertoire. Her powerful playing prompted conductor William Steinberg to refer to her as "Milstein in skirts!" and be recognised by Yehudi Menuhin as one of the leading talents of her generation.
Her recording output is not large, with highlights including her 1990 recording of the Reger Concerto, the 1976 Berg Violin Concerto recording, and the 1983 recording of Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto in D.
As a pedagogue, she was named president of the European String Teachers Association in 2005 and served as a professor of music at the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts.
Our condolences to Ms. Peinemann's family, friends, and colleagues.
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