French Virtuoso Ginette Neveu Born On This Day in 1919 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French virtuoso violinist Ginette Neveu was born on this day in 1919 – 98 years ago

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Ginette Neveu Birthday

French virtuoso violinist Ginette Neveu was born on this day in 1919 – 98 years ago.

A student of Jules BoucheritGeorge Enescu and Carl Flesch, Ms Neveu achieved worldwide fame at age 15 – after out-placing the then 27 year old David Oistrakh to claim 1st prize at the Wieniawski International Violin Competition.

She died tragically in 1949, aged just 30, when her Air France flight crashed into a mountain in the Azores.

GINETTE NEVEU | CHAUSSON | POEME | ISSAY ALEXANDROVICH DOBROVEN & LONDON PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA | 1946

 

Brahms/Sibelius: Violin Concertos

Ginette Neveu

Issay Dobrowen

Walter Süsskind

Philharmonia Orchestra

Release Date: December 31, 1986

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