ON THIS DAY | Violinist & Composer Fritz Kreisler Died in 1962


Austrian-American violin virtuoso & composer Fritz Kreisler handed away from a coronary heart situation, aged 86.

He entered the Vienna Conservatory at age 7 and went on to review composition and violin on the Paris Conservatory.

After serving as an officer within the Austrian military, in 1899, he returned to the stage as a live performance violinist, shortly rising to prominence.

He composed plenty of solo encore works for violin and piano, together with Liebesleid and Liebesfreud, plus two operettas, a string quartet, and virtuosic solo cadenzas for Brahms’, Beethoven’s and Paganini’s Violin Concertos.

In 1910, he gave the primary efficiency of Edward Elgar’s Violin Concerto which was devoted to him.

The Fritz Kreisler Worldwide Violin Competitors, which was named after the virtuoso, will happen between September 17 and 25, 2022, in Vienna. Purposes to the competitors are due by April 30, 2022.




Kreisler Performs Kreisler |CD|

Fritz Kreisler, Violin

Launch Date: Might 1, 1997








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