French Violinist Jacques Thibaud Died On This Day in 1953 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French violinist and pedagogue Jacques Thibaud died on this day in 1953, in a plane crash – aged 73

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Jacques Thibaud Death

French violinist and pedagogue Jacques Thibaud died on this day in 1953, in a plane crash – aged 73.

The dedicatee of Ysaye’s 2nd Solo Sonata, his famed students included Manuel Quiroga, Eric Rosenblith and Joan Field.

He, along with pianist Marguerite Long, founded the Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud International Violin and Piano Competitions.

JACQUES THIBAUD & ALFRED CORTOT | DEBUSSY | VIOLIN SONATA IN G MINOR | 1ST & 2ND MVTS | 1929

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