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

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

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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: 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

 

 

 

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