March 23 marks the 130th anniversary of the birth of the Hungarian violin virtuoso and composer Franz von Vecsey. Born in Budapest, Vecsey first began learning
Joachim was the dedicatee of the Bruch, Brahms, Schumann, and Dvorak Violin Concerti. He is also credited with the revival in popularity of Bach’s Solo Sonatas and
Hungarian violin virtuoso and pedagogue Joseph Joachim was born on this day in 1831. Dying in 1907, Joachim is remembered as one of the most significant
Hungarian violin virtuoso and pedagogue, Joseph Joachim died on this day in 1907. He is remembered as one of the most significant violinists of the 19th Century. Joachim was the dedicatee of the Bruch, Brahms, Schumann and Dvorak Violin Concertos – and is credited with the revival in popularity of Bach's Solo Sonatas and Partitas and Beethoven's Violin Concerto. His noted students included Leopold Auer, Willy Burmester, Willy Hess, Bronisław Huberman, Franz von Vecsey and Jenő Hubay.