American Violinist Maud Powell Died On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

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  American violin virtuoso Maud Powell died on this day in 1920 - aged just 52. A student of Henry Schradieck, Charles Dancla and Joseph Joachim,...

Remembering Lucien Capet - The Grandfather of Modern Violin Pedagogy [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Revolutionary French violin pedagogue and composer Lucien Capet was born on this day in 1873. He served a long-term teaching position at the Société Sainte-Cécile de...

English Violist Lionel Tertis Was Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

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British viola virtuoso, Lionel Tertis was born on this day in 1876 - 139 years ago. Dying in 1975, he is remembered as one of...

Spanish Cello Virtuoso Pablo Casals Was Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Spanish cello virtuoso Pablo Casals was born on this day in 1876 – 139 years ago. Maestro Casals is remembered as one of the finest...

VC ‘Artist’ Bulgarian Virtuoso Bella Hristova Born on This Day! [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Today is VC ‘Artist’ Bulgarian violin virtuoso Bella Hristova’s 30th birthday. A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, Bella is a former 1st prize...

Thwart Polish Violin Virtuoso Josef Hassid Was Born On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

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Polish violin virtuoso Josef Hassid was born on this day in 1923 – 92 years ago. A prodigious student of Carl Flesch, he was destined for...

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