British viola virtuoso Lionel Tertis was born on this day in 1876 – 142 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.
LIONEL TERTIS & ETHEL HOBDAY | KREISLER | PRAELUDIUM UND ALLEGRO [ARR. VIOLA]
Lionel Tertis |4 CDs|
The Complete Columbia Recordings 1924-33
Lionel Tertis, Viola
Release Date: April 25, 2006