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Suzuki, Shinichi

Born: 1898 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 99 years of age.

Nationality: Japanese
Categories: Educators, Teacher


1898 - Shinichi Suzuki, born on the 17th of October in Nagoya, Japan. He was the creator of the international Suzuki method of music education.

1915 - At the age of 17 that he finally taught himself how to play the violin after becoming inspired by a recording of Mischa Elman.

1920 - At the age of 22, he persuaded his father to allow him to study in Germany, where Karl Klingler eventually became his violin teacher.

1998 - Died at his home in Matsumoto, Japan on the 26th of January.


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