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British Violinist Albert Sammons Died On This Day [ON-THIS-DAY]

British violinist Albert Sammons died on this day in 1957 – aged 71

British violinist Albert Sammons died on this day in 1957 – aged 71.

Largely self taught, Mr Sammons is remembered in history for his close association with Elgar's Violin Concerto – a work he championed and performed more than 100 times.

He passed away after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

ALBERT SAMMONS | ELGAR | VIOLIN CONCERTO | 1ST MVT | SIR HENRY WOOD & NEW QUEEN'S HALL ORCHESTRA 

 

ALBERT SAMMONS | TARTINI | THE DEVIL'S TRILL

 

ALBERT SAMMONS & WILLIAM MURDOCH | SCHUBERT | SONATINA OP.137 NO.1 

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