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: Hilary Hahn, Jennifer Koh, Leila Josefowicz and Ani Kavafian.
GALIMIR QUARTET | RAVEL | STRING QUARTET | 2ND MVT | 1934
GALIMIR QUARTET | BERG | LYRIC SUITE | 1ST MVT | 1935