Austrian-Born Violinist and Pedagogue Felix Galimir Died On This Day in 1999 [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Austrian-born American violinist and pedagogue Felix Galimir died on this day in 1999 – aged 89.

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.

His famed students included: Jennifer Koh, Leila Josefowicz and Ani Kavafian.

 

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

 

Schubert: Quintet / The Shepherd on the Rock |CD|

Felix Galimir & Other Artists

Release Date: May 22, 1990

Sony

 

 

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