Violin Virtuoso Louis Kaufman Born On This Day in 1905 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American violin virtuoso Louis Kaufman was born on this day in 1905 – 113 years ago

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American violin virtuoso Louis Kaufman was born on this day in 1905 – 113 years ago.

Dying in 1994, he is remembered as arguably the most recorded musical artist of the 20th Century – having taped over 500 movie soundtracks and more than 100 musical recordings.

He also premiered a number of important pieces including works by Aaron Copland, Darius Milhaud and Bohuslav Martinů – and made the premiere recording of Samuel Barber’s violin concerto.

 

LOUIS KAUFMAN | SAINT-SAENS | VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 3 IN B MINOR | JACQUES RACHMILOVICH & SANTA MONICA SYMPHONY | 1945 

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