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ON THIS DAY | Violinist David Oistrakh Died On This Day in 1974

He was a former prize winner at the Wieniawski and Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competitions, and premiered a number of important new cornerstone works including Khachaturian and both Shostakovich Violin Concerti

Legendary Soviet violin virtuoso David Oistrakh died on this day in 1974 – aged 66.

He is widely celebrated as one of the preeminent violinists of all time.

He was a former prize winner at the Wieniawski and Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competitions – and premiered a number of important new cornerstone works including Khachaturian and both Shostakovich Violin Concerti.

 

DAVID OISTRAKH & SVIATOSLAV RITCHER | BRAHMS | VIOLIN SONATA NO. 3 IN D MINOR | 1970

 

David Oistrakh |2 CDS|

Bach, Brahms & Tchaikovsky

Release Date: January 23, 1996

Deutsche Grammophon


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