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1692 – Born in Pirano, a town on the peninsula of Istria, in the Republic of Venice.            – Considered to be a music theorist.             – Never put dates on his compositions and revisions. The Order of his works are based on the stylic charachteristics of his music.   1710 – He ..

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1948 – Born on July 16   1962-1967 – Israeli violinist, after 5 years study (1962-67) at Juilliard in New York City.   1967-1969 – Began his career by winning the prestigious Levintritt competition (1967) and making his solo debut (1969) with the New York Philharmonic.                        – He has since performed with most ..

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1889 – Born in Russia; birth of an American composer and violinist   1901-1907 – began studying violin with his father and later studied with Leopold Auer in Saint Petersburg   1907 – had his European debut in Berlin   1911 – immigrated to US – American debut with the Boston Symphony Orchestra   1941-1961 ..

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1858 – Born in Liège, Belgium on the16th of July. 1898 – His career as a teacher, which was to remain one of his main occupations after leaving the conservatory and into even his last years.          – Ysaye had been offered the post of music director of the New York Philharmonic, but declined ..

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1835 – Henryk Wieniawski was born on July 10th in Lublin. Polish violinist and composer. 1850 – He returned to the Paris Conservatory and was joined by his brother Josef, where both studied composition. 1851 – Henryk Wieniawski began his career as a virtuoso in earnest, spending some three years in Russia giving concerts and ..

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1892 – Born on September 5th in Budapest, Hungary. 1905 – Made his concert debut at the age of 13. 1907 – He made his first appearance in London when at the age of 15. 1947 – Wrote the book With Strings Attached. 1951 – Became a naturalized United States citizen. 1965 – Wrote The ..

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1874 – Born in Krecovice on the 4th of January. 1885-1892 – He studied at Prague Conservatory. 1922 – He taught at the Prague Conservatory where his pupils included Bohuslav Martino and Rudolf Firkušný. 1892 – His best known works are probably the youthful Serenade for Strings. 1906 – The symphony, Asrael. 1900 – The ..

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1920 – Born in Kremenetz, Ukraine on the 21st of July. 1928 – He received his first music lessons from his mother before enrolling at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. 1931 – He studied there until, then studied privately with Louis Persinger. 1932 – He returned to the San Francisco Conservatory to study with ..

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1945 – He was born on the 31st day of August this year in Jaffa. He first became interested in the violin when he heard a classical music performance on the radio. He studied at the Academy of Music in Tel Aviv before moving to the United States to study at the Juilliard School.   ..

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