ON THIS DAY | Violinist Ida Haendel Was Born On This Day in 1928

A student of Carl Flesch and George Enescu, she is widely respected as one of the preeminent virtuosi violinist of the 20th Century

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Ida Haendel Birthday

Polish-British-Canadian violinist Ida Haendel was born on this day in 1928.

A recognized child prodigy she was awarded 7th prize in the 1935 Wieniawski International Violin Competition, aged just 7.

 

IDA HAENDEL | SIBELIUS VIOLIN CONCERTO | FRANZ PUAL DECKER & MONTREAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 1981

 

Beethoven / Sibelius: Violin Concertos |CD|

Ida Haendel, Violin

Karel Ancerl & Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Release Date: June 29, 2010

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PHOTO CREDIT: Jelle Pieter de Boer