Virtuoso Violinist Louis Krasner Born On This Day in 1903 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Ukrainian-born American virtuoso Louis Krasner was born on this day in 1903 - 114 years ago

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Louis Krasner

Ukrainian-born American virtuoso Louis Krasner was born on this day in 1903 – 115 years ago.

A student of Lucien Capet, Otakar Sevcik and Carl Flesch, Mr Krasner is remembered as one of the eminent violinists of the 20th Century – having given the world premiere performances of both the Alban Berg and Arnold Schoenberg Violin Concertos.

He served long term teaching positions at Syracuse University andthe New England Conservatory.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1DkRVojMbc

LOUIS KRASNER | ALBAN BERG VIOLIN CONCERTO | ANTON WEBERN & BBC SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 1936

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