British viola virtuoso, Lionel Tertis was born on this day in 1876 – 140 years ago.
Dying in 1975, he is remembered as one of the most eminent violists of all time.
The Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition was established in 1980 in honour of his memory.
LINOEL TERTIS | KREISLER | PRAELUDIUM UND ALLEGRO
LIONEL TERTIS & ALBERT SAMMONS | HANDEL-HARVOLSEN | PASSACAGLIA
LIONEL TERTIS | FREDRICK DELIUS | HASSAN | SERENADE