ON THIS DAY | Violinist Jelly d'Arányi Died in 1966

The grand-niece of virtuoso Joseph Joachim, she premiered a number of important works, including Bartok’s first and second Violin Sonatas, Ravel’s "Tzigane," Vaughan Williams’ "Concerto Accademico," and Holst’s Double Violin Concerto

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Jelly d'Aranyi

Hungarian violin virtuoso Jelly d'Arányi died on this day in 1966, aged 72.

She played an important role in discovering Schumann's 'lost' Violin Concerto in D minor, for which she gave the UK premiere with the BBC Symphony Orchestra in 1938.

JELLY D'ARANYI & ARTHUR BERGH | VITALI | CHACONNE | 1928