Today is Violin Virtuoso Ida Haendel’s 90th Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is violin virtuoso Ida Haendel’s 90th birthday!

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Ida Haendel Birthday

Today is violin virtuoso Ida Haendel’s 90th birthday!

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

A recognised 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

Supraphon

 

 

PHOTO CREDIT: Jelle Pieter de Boer

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