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

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Louis Krasner

Ukrainian-born American virtuoso Louis Krasner was born on this day in 1903.

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 and the New England Conservatory.

 

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