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Czech Violinist & Pedagogue Otakar Ševčík Born On This Day in 1852 [ON-THIS-DAY]
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Czech violinist and pedagogue Otakar Ševčík was born on this day in 1852
Czech violinist and pedagogue Otakar Ševčík was born on this day in 1852.
He served teaching positions at the Prague Conservatory, Russian Music Society and the Vienna Music Academy - his famed students including virtuosi Jan Kubelík, Efrem Zimbalist and Erika Morini.
Ševčík’s studies and preparatory exercises are still today respected among the most important violin technique-building teaching tools.