ON THIS DAY | Violin Virtuoso Jascha Heifetz Was Born in 1901
A protégé of Leopold Auer, he is remembered in history as one of the most important and influential musicians of all time
Legendary violin virtuoso Jascha Heifetz was born on this day in 1901.
Heifetz commissioned and premiered a number of new works - including violin concertos by William Walton, Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Miklós Rózsa, Louis Gruenberg, and Erich Korngold.
He passed in 1987, aged 86.
JASCHA HEIFETZ & EMANUEL BAY | GRIGORA DINICU | HORA STACCATO
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