Violinist Leonid Kogan Born On This Day in 1924 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Soviet violinist Leonid Borisovich Kogan was born on this day in 1924 – 93 years ago

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Leonid Kogan Birthday

Soviet violinist Leonid Borisovich Kogan was born on this day in 1924 – 93 years ago.

Dying in 1982, aged just 58 from a heart attack, he is remembered as one of the foremost virtuoso violinists of all time.

For much of his performance career he concertized on the 1733 ‘ex-Burmester’ Guarneri del Gesu. 

LEONID KOGAN | BEETHOVEN VIOLIN CONCERTO | LOUS DE FROMENT & ORCHESTRE NATIONAL DE L’ORTF | 1966

 

Beethoven, L. Van: Violin Concerto / Tchaikovsky, P.I.: Violin Concerto |CD|

Leonid Kogan

Rudolf Kempe & RAI Symphony

Vasili Nebolsin & Radio and Television Grand Symphony

Release Date: January 1, 2008

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