Scottish Violist William Primrose Born On This Day in 1904 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Scottish violist William Primrose was born on this day in 1904 – 114 years ago

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William Primrose Birthday

Scottish violist William Primrose was born on this day in 1904 – 114 years ago.

Dying in 1982, he is remembered as one of the preeminent violists of all time.

Primrose gave the premiere performance of the Bartok Viola Concerto – and for his contribution to the recording industry, has been awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

 

WILLIAM PRIMROSE & DAVID STIMER | PAGANINI | CAPRICE NO. 24

Early Recordings, Violin & Viola

William Primrose

Bach, Saint-Saëns, Kreisler, Chopin, Purcell, Paganini, Tchaikovsky

Release Date: February 24, 2004

Pearl

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