American violinist, pianist and pedagogue Louis Persinger died on this day in 1966 – aged 79.
A protégé of Hans Becker, Eugène Ysaÿe and Jacques Thibaud, he served as Concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic, Royal Opera Orchestra Brussels and the San Francisco Symphony – and held a teaching position on faculty at New York’s Juilliard School.
His famed students included: Yehudi Menuhin, Ruggiero Ricci & Isaac Stern.
LOUIS PERSINGER & ROLF PERSINGER | MOZART | VIOLIN & VIOLA DUO IN G MAJOR | 1950
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