ON THIS DAY | Violinist Louis Krasner Died in 1995

A student of Lucien Capet, Otakar Sevcik and Carl Flesch, Mr Krasner is remembered as one of the eminent violinists of the 20th Century

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Louis Krasner

Ukrainian-born American virtuoso Louis Krasner died on this day in 1995, aged 91.

He served long term teaching positions at Syracuse University and the New England Conservatory, and gave the world premiere performances of both the Alban Berg and Arnold Schoenberg Violin Concertos

 

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