Violinist & Pedagogue Felix Galimir Born On This Day in 1910 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Austrian-born American violinist and pedagogue Felix Galimir was born on this day in 1910

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Felix Galimir

Austrian-born American violinist and pedagogue Felix Galimir was born on this day in 1910.

A student of Adolf Bak, Simon Pullman and Carl Flesch, Mr Galimir was a former concertmaster of the NBC Symphony Orchestra – and held distinguished teaching positions at the Curtis Institute of Music, The Juilliard School and Mannes College of Music.

Dying in 1999, his famed students included Jennifer Koh, Leila Josefowicz and Ani Kavafian.

 

GALIMIR QUARTET | RAVEL STRING QUARTET | 2ND MVT | 1934

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