ON THIS DAY | Austrian Violinist Max Rostal Died in 1991
A student of Carl Flesch, he is remembered as one of the eminent violin virtuosi of the 20th century
Austrian-born violinist and pedagogue died at age 86.
Rostal premiered a number of important works, including Alan Bush's Violin Concerto and Benjamin Frankel's first Solo Sonata.
He played on a Guarneri del Gesu that is now owned by the Stradivari Society.
MAX ROSTAL | BEETHOVEN | ROMANCE IN F MAJOR | WALTER GOEHR & WINTERTHUR SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 1953