Born in Moson, Hungary, in 1873, Carl Flesch received his first violin lessons at age five from a saddler who played at the local church.
German-born violinist and pedagogue Willy Hess was born on this day in 1859. Hess held teaching positions at Harvard University and the Berlin Hochschule fur Musik.
Scottish-born violin virtuoso Henri Temianka was born on this day in 1906. HENRI TEMIANKA & JOANNA GRAUDAN | WIENIAWSKI | POLONAISE NO. 2 IN A MAJOR
Scottish-born violin virtuoso Henri Temianka died on this day in 1992 – aged 85. A student of Jules Boucherit and Carl Flesch, he was awarded