Italian-British violin virtuoso Gioconda de Vito was born on this day in 1907.
Ms de Vito was a former 1st prize winner at the Vienna International Violin Competition, and is remembered as one of Europe’s eminent concert artists of the 1930s, 40s and 50s.
She retired completely from performing and teaching aged just 54, and passed away in 1994 – aged 87.
GIOCONDA DE VITO | BRAHMS | VIOLIN CONCERTO | EUGEN JOCHUM & ORCHESTER DES BAYERISCHEN RUNDFUNKS
GIOCONDA DE VITO | BACH | CHACONNE FROM ‘PARTITA NO. 2, BWV 1004’