Russian Violinist & Pedagogue Efrem Zimbalist Born On This Day in 1890 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Russian-born violin virtuoso, pedagogue and composer Efrem Zimbalist was born on this day in 1890

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Efrem Zimbalist

Russian-born violin virtuoso, pedagogue and composer Efrem Zimbalist was born on this day in 1890.

A student of Leopold Auer, he is remembered as one of the finest concert violinists of the 20th Century.

He served as the long-time Director of the Curtis Institute of Music, in Philadelphia – his famed students included Aaron Rosand, Oscar Shumsky, Felix Slatkin, Joseph SilversteinShmuel Ashkenasi and Hidetaro Suzuki.

EFREM ZIMBALIST & T. SAIDENBERG | CARMEN FANTASY (ARR. SARASATE) | CIRCA 1936

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