ON THIS DAY | Violinist Wolfgang Schneiderhan Was Born in 1915

A student of Otakar Sevcik and Julius Winkler, Mr. Schneiderhan was a former Concertmaster of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and the Vienna Philharmonic

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Wolfgang Schneiderhan

Austrian violinist Wolfgang Schneiderhan was born on this day in 1915.

He gave the premiere performances of a number of important works, including Karl Amadeus Hartmann’s Concerto Funebre and the Viennese premiere of Elgar's Violin Concerto in 1947. 

 

WOLFGANG SCHNEIDERHAN | BEETHOVEN VIOLIN CONCERTO IN D MAJOR  | EUGEN JOCHUM & BAVARIAN RADIO SYMPHONY | 1962