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American Violinist Joan Field Died On This Day in 1988 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American violinist Joan Field died on this day in 1988 – aged 73

American violinist Joan Field died on this day in 1988 – aged 73.

A student of Albert Spalding, Jacques Thibaud and George Enescu, Ms Field concertized extensively throughout Europe and the United States during the 1950s and 1960s - and premiered a number of important works including: the first recording of Charles Ives' 1st Violin Sonata and the American debut of Prokofiev's 2nd Violin Sonata.

For much of her career she performed on the 1698 Ex-Joachim Stradivarius.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKWtwEfSNe8

JOAN FIELD | MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO IN E MINOR | RUDOLF ALBERT & BERLIN SYMPHONY | 1959

 

 

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