Today is Violinist Gidon Kremer’s 73rd Birthday [ON-THIS-DAY]

Today is Latvian-German violin virtuoso Gidon Kremer‘s 73rd birthday.

A student of David Oistrakh, Gidon is widely regarded as one of the most celebrated musicians alive today.

A strong advocate of new music, he has championed a number of important 20th Century composers – including Astor Piazzolla, Philip Glass, Alfred Schnittke, John Adams and Sofia Gubaidulina.

 

GIDON KREMER | BACH | SOLO VIOLIN PARTITA NO.2 IN D MINOR | CHACONNE 

 

 

 

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