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Violinists: Recordings and Performances: I am preparing a list about birth days of the great violinists of the world and I am looking for a few. I could not find anyway.

From erdem orbay
Posted May 15, 2006 at 02:51 AM

hi everyone,

I am preparing a list about birth days of the great violinists of the world and I am looking for a few. I could not find anyway. (I need them as day and month, not year)
Does anyone know birthdays of names that below ?
(many thanks for helps)

Alexander Markov, Albert Markov, Ilya Kaler, Daniel Hope, Domenico Nordio and Ilya Gringolts (İlya, if you are hereabouts, pls tell me :)

From Laurie Niles
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 02:52 AM
Erdem, can you share with us the ones you did find? Let's just make a big list for everyone!
From Marty Dalton
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 03:10 AM
My birthday is this Thursday...I know that doesn't help...
From Andrew Sords
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 04:54 AM
I'm June 4th... haha

Anne-Sophie, June 23rd
Itzhak, 8/31
Julia Fischer, June 15th

From Julie C.
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 04:56 AM
Maxim Vengerov's is 8/20/1974
From erdem orbay
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 10:20 PM
Of course, Laurie,
that's my list : (i am adding new dates as from "Spohr" , so Larry, you may modify your list :)

(Unknowns : Alexander Markov, Ilya Kaler, Ilya Gringolts, Daniel Hope, Rachel Barton, Oleg Kagan, Ruth Waterman, Domenico Nordio, Rachel Podger ...

D. OISTRAKH 30 September
Andrew Manze 14 January
Anne-Sophie Mutter 29 June
Arthur Grumiaux 21 March
Camilla Wicks 9 August
Christian Ferras 17 June
Erica Morini 5 January
George Enescu 19 August
Gidon Kremer 27 February
Ginette Neveu 11 August
Henryk Wieniawski 10 July
Hilary Hahn 27 November
Ida Haendel 15 December
Igor Oistrakh 27 April
Isabelle Van Keulen 16 December
Ivry Gitlis 22 August
Jan Kubelik 5 July
Jascha Heifetz 2 February
Josef Suk 8 August
Joseph Joachim 28 June
Joseph Szigeti 5 September
Kim Kashkashian 31 August
Kyung-Wha Chung 26 March
Leonid Kogan 14 November
Leonidas Kavakos 20 October
Leopold Mozart 14 November
Linda Brava 26 February
Michael Rabin 02 May
Midori Goto 25 October
Nathan Milstein 31 December
Niccolò Paganini 27 October
Pablo De Sarasate 10 March
Simon Standage 8 November
Tasmin Little 13 May
Vivaldi 4 March
Yehudi Menuhin 22 April
Adolf Busch 8 August
Akiko Suwanai 7 February
Andre Rieu 1 October
Eugène Ysaÿe Auguste 16 July
Fabio Biondi 15 March
Frank P. Zimmermann 27 February
Fritz Kreisler 2 February
Gil Shaham 19 February
Henri Vieuxtemps 17 February
Henryk Szeryng 22 September
Isaac Stern 21 July
Itzhak Perlman 31 August
Jacques Thibaud 27 September
Joshua Bell 9 December
Julia Fischer 15 June
Lara St.John 15 April
Leila Josefowicz 20 October
Leopold Auer 7 June
Maud Powell 22 August
Maxim Vengerov 20 August
Miriam Fried 9 September
Mischa Elman 20 January
Nigel Kennedy 28 December
Pinchas Zukerman 16 July
Rodolphe Kreutzer 16 November
Ruggiero Ricci 24 July
Salvatore Accardo 26 September
Sándor Végh 17 May
Sarah Chang 10 December
Shlomo Mintz 30 October
Stéphane Grappelli 26 January
Vadim Repin 31 August
Vanessa-Mae 27 October
Viktoria Mullova 27 November
Vladimir Spivakov 12 September
Zino Francescatti 9 August
Louis Spohr 5 April
Corey Cerovsek 24 April
Francesco Maria Veracini 1 February
Aaron Rosand 15 March
James Ehnes 27 January (info from Kelsey Z)
Pamela Frank 20 June (info from Jesse Irons)
Erick Friedman 16 August
Szymon Goldberg 1 June
Bronislaw Huberman 19 December
Albert Markov 8 May
Gerard Poulet 12 August
Alfredo Campoli 20 October
Georg Kulenkampff 23 January
Carl Flesch 9 October
Franz von Biber 12 August
Thomas Zehetmair 23 November


From Maura Gerety
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 01:36 PM
Wow Erdem, that's quite a list!
Happy almost-birthday Sandor Vegh! :)
From Larry Brandt
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 01:04 PM
Here's a list of how many violinists from the previous list are born in what months:

4 Jan
8 Feb
5 March
3 April
3 May
5 June
6 July
13 August
7 September
7 October
6 November
6 December

As one can clearly see, your chances of becoming a successful violinist are greatest, by quite a margin, if you are born in the month of August! If you are born in April or May you may as well stop trying :P

Of course, I was born on the 6th of August ;)

From Sander Marcus
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 02:05 PM
You forgot Jack Benny
From Kelsey Z.
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 02:29 PM
James Ehnes is January 27th, I believe.
From Jesse Irons
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 02:25 PM
I guess you could say I was born August 85th...

Pamela Frank - June 20

From Maura Gerety
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 07:23 PM
Um....I was born in May.........oh dear...

well, and so was Sandor Vegh! ;)

From Pieter Viljoen
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 07:05 PM
Pieter Viljoen April 23rd.

Menuhin the day before me, and Cerovcek the day after. Oistrakh 4 days after... I'll take that.

From Hannah Frey
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 08:34 PM
When I was studying with Linda Cerone, she mentioned that we shared the same birthday--June 7, along with Jaime Laredo, and George Szell (not a violinist, but still impressively fun!). I saw Leopold Auer has that one too.
From Jonathan Frohnen
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 10:20 PM
Oooo I share a birthday with Auer, that's neat.
From Laurie Niles
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 12:55 AM
Wow, Erdem! I'm totally overwhelmed! You mind if I put it in "Violin Help" so we have it forever? :)It's a wiki, so people can keep adding to it, too.
From Cheng Hooi Lee
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 12:57 AM
Anne Sophie Mutter - 29 June 1963 - Andrew made a mistake.

Jacques Thibaud - 27 Sep (not sure of the year). That's my birthday too.

From Laurie Niles
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 12:58 AM
Yes, we ought to add birth years, and also, year of death for people like Paganini. And any way to alphabetize by last name? :)
From Jenna Potts
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 01:01 AM
Hey, mine's today! Maybe I'm a great violinist.....
From Stephen Brivati
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 01:08 AM
Greetings,
May 16th is the birthday of a very great Flesch student called Isolde Menges. It`s also mine.
Cheers,
Buri
From erdem orbay
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 10:11 PM
Yes, Laurie, It would be great !
Then, I will add also the years
and (death years) and arrange it as alphabetically.

EDIT : I arranged list again and adding dates of death but unfortunately I can't sort by alphabetical :(

D. OISTRAKH 30 September 1908 24 October 1974
Ilya Gringolts 2 July 1982
Andrew Manze 14 January 1965
Anne-Sophie Mutter 29 June 1963
Arthur Grumiaux 21 March 1921 16 October 1986
Camilla Wicks 9 August 1928
Christian Ferras 17 June 1933 14 September 1982
Erica Morini 055 January 1904 01 November 1995
George Enescu 19 August 1881 04 May 1955
Gidon Kremer 27 February 1948
Ginette Neveu 11 August 1919 27 October 1949
Henryk Wieniawski 10 July 1835 12 April 1880
Hilary Hahn 27 November 1980
Ida Haendel 15 December 1928
Igor Oistrakh 27 April 1931
Isabelle Van Keulen 16 December 1966
Ivry Gitlis 22 August 1922
Jan Kubelik 5 July 1880 5 December 1940
Jascha Heifetz 2 February 1901 10 December 1987
Josef Suk 8 August 1929
Joseph Joachim 28 June 1831 15 August 1907
Joseph Szigeti 5 September 1892 19 February 1973
Kim Kashkashian 31 August 1952
Kyung-Wha Chung 26 March 1948
Leonid Kogan 14 November 1924 17 November 1982
Leonidas Kavakos 20 October 1967
Leopold Mozart 4 November 1719 28 May 1787
Linda Brava 26 February 1970
Michael Rabin 2 May 1936 19 January 1972
Midori Goto 25 October 1971
Nathan Milstein 31 December 1903 21 December 1992
Niccolò Paganini 27 October 1782 27 May 1840
Pablo De Sarasate 10 March 1844 28 September 1908
Simon Standage 8 November 1941
Tasmin Little 13 May 1965
Vivaldi 4 March 1678 28 July 1741
Yehudi Menuhin 22 April 1916 12 March 1999
Adolf Busch 8 August 1891 9 June 1952
Akiko Suwanai 7 February 1972
Andre Rieu 1 October 1949
Eugène Ysaÿe Auguste 16 July 1858 12 May 1931
Fabio Biondi 5 March 1961
Frank P. Zimmermann 27 February 1965
Fritz Kreisler 2 February 1875 29 January 1962
Gil Shaham 19 February 1971
Henri Vieuxtemps 17 February 1820 6 June 1881
Henryk Szeryng 22 September 1918 8 March 1988
Isaac Stern 21 July 1920 22 September 2001
Itzhak Perlman 31 August 1945
Jacques Thibaud 27 September 1880 1 September 1953
Joshua Bell 9 December 1967
Julia Fischer 15 June 1983
Lara St.John 15 April 1971
Leila Josefowicz 20 October 1977
Leopold Auer 7 June 1845 17 July 1930
Maud Powell 22 August 1868 8 January 1920
Maxim Vengerov 20 August 1974
Miriam Fried 9 September 1946
Mischa Elman 20 January 1891 5 April 1967
Nigel Kennedy 28 December 1956
Pinchas Zukerman 16 July 1948
Rodolphe Kreutzer 16 November 1766 6 January 1831
Ruggiero Ricci 24 July 1918
Salvatore Accardo 26 September 1941
Sándor Végh 17 May 1912 7 January 1997
Sarah Chang 10 December 1982
Shlomo Mintz 30 October 1957
Stéphane Grappelli 26 January 1908 1 December 1997
Vadim Repin 31 August 1971
Vanessa-Mae 27 October 1978
Viktoria Mullova 27 November 1959
Vladimir Spivakov 12 September 1944
Zino Francescatti 9 August 1902 17 September 1991
Louis Spohr 5 April 1784 22 October 1859
Corey Cerovsek 24 April 1972
Francesco Maria Veracini 1 February 1690 31 October 1768
Aaron Rosand 15 March 1927
James Ehnes 27 January 1976 (info from Kelsey Z)
Pamela Frank 20 June 1968 (info from Jesse Irons)
Erick Friedman 16 August 1939 30 March 2004
Szymon Goldberg 1 June 1909 19 July 1993
Bronislaw Huberman 19 December 1882 15 June 1947
Albert Markov 8 May 1933
Gerard Poulet 12 August 1938
Alfredo Campoli 20 October 1906 27 March 1991
Georg Kulenkampff 23 January 1898 5 October 1948
Carl Flesch 9 October 1873 14 November 1944
Franz von Biber 12 August 1644 3 May 1704
Thomas Zehetmair 23 November 1961

From ilya gringolts
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 11:03 AM
Erdem,

July 2. Impressive.

IG

From Jim Hoyle
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 12:40 PM
I knew that Heifetz and Kreisler had the same birthday. And my grandma too - not that she played the violin.
From erdem orbay
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 07:55 PM
Thanks so much, Ilya,

Yours is precious piece in my collection :)

From Elizabeth Chavez
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 08:36 PM
From Linda Lerskier
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 08:13 PM
Ilya's born two days before me. Ekk! *shiver*
:P
From Saïdjah Verbrugghe
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 08:15 PM
Laurie,
don't you think it's a better idea to put the dates chronologically?
From Elizabeth Chavez
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 08:42 PM
whoa...I just realized that Paganini died on May 27...and the day after is my older sister's birthday!!! AHHH!! i want their birthdays...=(
From Eléonore Darmon
Posted on May 17, 2006 at 03:20 PM
Josef Hassid : 28 dec
Vasa Prihoda : 22 august

I cannot find for these two violinsts...
Toscha Seidel ?
Philippe Hirshhorn ?

From Rob Schnautz
Posted on May 17, 2006 at 04:52 PM
Rob Schnautz, the great unorthodox violinist, is [REMOVED BY USER - SENSITIVE INFORMATION]
From Kelsey W.
Posted on May 18, 2006 at 10:43 PM
How about Carl Guhr (October 30th 1787)? He was a friend and fellow musician of Paganini. The two of them often played concerts together.
Also Joseph Gingold and H.W. Ernst?
(I don't have dates for them)
-Kelsey W.
From Valerie Coon
Posted on May 19, 2006 at 12:13 AM
Well, he's not exactly a great violinist, but S. Suzuki was born on Oct. 18, I do believe. (And I do believe this because it's my birthday...as well as Wynton Marsalis'! It's a good day. :D )
From erdem orbay
Posted on May 20, 2006 at 08:28 PM
FLASH, FLASH !!!

I found Markov and Kaler's dates.
And this time, with "Horoscope"
Alphabetical, include years...

(sorry for filling this topic with lists, you can delete previous lists. And Laurie, may I add it to "Violin Help" ?

Aaron Rosand 15 March 1927 PISCES
Adolf Busch 08 August 1891 09 June 1952 LEO
Akiko Suwanai 07 February 1972 AQUARIUS
Albert Markov 08 May 1933 TAURUS
Alexander Markov 24 January 1963 AQUARIUS
Alfredo Campoli 20 October 1906 27 March 1991 LIBRA
Andre Rieu 01 October 1949 LIBRA
Andrew Manze 14 January 1965 CAPRICORN
Anne-Sophie Mutter 29 June 1963 CANCER
Arthur Grumiaux 21 March 1921 16 October 1986 ARIES
Bronislaw Huberman 19 December 1882 15 June 1947 SAGITTARIUS
Camilla Wicks 09 August 1928 LEO
Carl Flesch 09 October 1873 14 November 1944 LIBRA
Carl Guhr 30 October 1787 (?) 1848 SCORPIO
Christian Ferras 17 June 1933 14 September 1982 GEMINI
Corey Cerovsek 24 April 1972 TAURUS
David Oistrakh 30 September 1908 24 October 1974 LIBRA
Erica Morini 05 January 1904 01 November 1995 CAPRICORN
Erick Friedman 16 August 1939 30 March 2004 LEO
Eugène Ysaÿe Auguste 16 July 1858 12 May 1931 CANCER
Fabio Biondi 05 March 1961 PISCES
Ferdinand David 20 January 1810 19 July 1871 AQUARIUS
Francesco Maria Veracini 01 February 1690 31 October 1768 AQUARIUS
Frank P. Zimmermann 27 February 1965 PISCES
Franz von Biber 12 August 1644 03 May 1704 LEO
Fritz Kreisler 02 February 1875 29 January 1962 AQUARIUS
Georg Kulenkampff 23 January 1898 05 October 1948 AQUARIUS
George Enescu 19 August 1881 04 May 1955 LEO
Gerard Poulet 12 August 1938 LEO
Gidon Kremer 27 February 1947 PISCES (thanks mattias)
Gil Shaham 19 February 1971 PISCES
Ginette Neveu 11 August 1919 27 October 1949 LEO
Gottfried von der Goltz 01 January 1964 CAPRICORN
Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst 06 May 1814 08 October 1865 TAURUS
Henri Vieuxtemps 17 February 1820 06 June 1881 AQUARIUS
Henryk Szeryng 22 September 1918 08 March 1988 VIRGO
Henryk Wieniawski 10 July 1835 12 April 1880 CANCER
Hilary Hahn 27 November 1980 SAGITTARIUS
Ida Haendel 15 December 1928 SAGITTARIUS
Igor Oistrakh 27 April 1931 TAURUS
Ilya Kaler 02 June 1963 GEMINI
Isaac Stern 21 July 1920 22 September 2001 CANCER
Isabelle Van Keulen 16 December 1966 SAGITTARIUS
Itzhak Perlman 31 August 1945 VIRGO
Ivry Gitlis 22 August 1922 LEO
Jacques Thibaud 27 September 1880 01 September 1953 LIBRA
James Ehnes 27 January 1976 AQUARIUS
Jan Kubelik 05 July 1880 05 December 1940 CANCER
Jascha Heifetz 02 February 1901 10 December 1987 AQUARIUS
Jean-Luc Ponty 29 September 1942 LIBRA
Jean-Marie Leclair 10 May 1697 22 October 1764 TAURUS
Jesús de Monasterio y Agüeros 21 March 1836 28 September 1903 ARIES
Josef Hassid 28 December 1923 07 November 1950 CAPRICORN
Josef Suk 08 August 1929 LEO
Joseph Gingold 28 October 1909 11 January 1995 SCORPIO
Joseph Joachim 28 June 1831 15 August 1907 CANCER
Joseph Szigeti 05 September 1892 19 February 1973 VIRGO
Joshua Bell 09 December 1967 SAGITTARIUS
Julia Fischer 15 June 1983 GEMINI
Kim Kashkashian 31 August 1952 VIRGO
Kyung-Wha Chung 26 March 1948 ARIES
Lara St.John 15 April 1971 ARIES
Leila Josefowicz 20 October 1977 SCORPIO
Leonid Kogan 14 November 1924 17 November 1982 SCORPIO
Leonidas Kavakos 20 October 1967 LIBRA
Leopold Auer 07 June 1845 17 July 1930 GEMINI
Leopold Mozart 14 November 1719 28 May 1787 SCORPIO
Linda Brava 26 February 1970 PISCES
Louis Spohr 05 April 1784 22 October 1859 ARIES
Lucas David 05 January 1934 CAPRICORN
Maud Powell 22 August 1868 08 January 1920 LEO
Maxim Vengerov 20 August 1974 LEO
Michael Rabin 02 May 1936 19 January 1972 TAURUS
Midori Goto 25 October 1971 SCORPIO
Miriam Fried 09 September 1946 VIRGO
Mischa Elman 20 January 1891 05 April 1967 AQUARIUS
Nathan Milstein 31 December 1903 21 December 1992 CAPRICORN
Niccolò Paganini 27 October 1782 27 May 1840 SCORPIO
Nigel Kennedy 28 December 1956 CAPRICORN
Pablo De Sarasate 10 March 1844 28 September 1908 PISCES
Pamela Frank 20 June 1968 GEMINI
Pinchas Zukerman 16 July 1948 CANCER
Pugnani 27 November 1731 15 July 1798 SAGITTARIUS
Rodolphe Kreutzer 16 November 1766 06 January 1831 SCORPIO
Ruggiero Ricci 24 July 1918 LEO
Salvatore Accardo 26 September 1941 LIBRA
Sándor Végh 17 May 1912 07 January 1997 TAURUS
Sarah Chang 10 December 1982 SAGITTARIUS
Shinichi Suzuki 17 October 1898 26 January 1998 LIBRA
Shlomo Mintz 30 October 1957 SCORPIO
Simon Standage 08 November SCORPIO
Stéphane Grappelli 26 January 1908 01 December 1997 AQUARIUS
Szymon Goldberg 01 June 1909 19 July 1993 GEMINI
Tasmin Little 13 May 1965 TAURUS
Thomas Zehetmair 23 November 1961 SAGITTARIUS
Toscha Seidel 17 November 1899 15 November 1962 SCORPIO
Vadim Repin 31 August 1971 VIRGO
Vanessa-Mae 27 October 1978 SCORPIO
Vasa Prihoda 22 August 1900 27 July 1960 LEO
Viktoria Mullova 27 November 1959 SAGITTARIUS
Viotti 12 May 1755 03 March 1824 TAURUS
Vivaldi 04 March 1678 28 July 1741 PISCES
Vladimir Spivakov 12 September 1944 VIRGO
Yehudi Menuhin 22 April 1916 12 March 1999 TAURUS
Zino Francescatti 09 August 1902 17 September 1991 LEO

From Mattias Eklund
Posted on May 20, 2006 at 03:13 PM
Some important you've missed:
Alfredo D'Ambrosio B. 13/6 1871 d 31/12 1914
Pierre Amoyal 22/6 1949
Jelly d'Arányi b 30/5 1893 d 30/3 1966
Irvine Arditti 8/2 1953
Svend Asmussen 28/2 1916
Tor Aulin b 10/9 1866 d 1/3 1914
Antonio Bazzini 11/3 1818

I can add more later if you wish.

Corrections,
Linda Brava's name is Linda LAMPENIUS.
Kim Kashkashian plays the Viola, not the violin :)
Gidon Kremer is born in 1947, not 1948
Franz von Vecsey b 23/3 1893 d 6/4 1935

From erdem orbay
Posted on May 20, 2006 at 08:30 PM
you right, mattias

but Kim Kashkashian is my special guest on the list :)

thanks for corrections

From Mister Brucie
Posted on May 21, 2006 at 12:20 AM
Ha - I share a birthday with Zukerman and Ysaye.

And GINGER ROGERS!

(She was famous for doing everything Fred Astaire did, but backwards and in high heels)

From Karin Lin
Posted on May 21, 2006 at 05:56 AM
Yikes, I had no idea that Vengerov and Ehnes are both younger than I am. As if I didn't feel old and "past my prime" as a violinist already...
From Alkman Jones
Posted on January 14, 2012 at 02:02 PM
Hello, I have a correction to make:

Leonidas Kavakos 30 October 1967 SCORPIO

I'm Greek, and apart from Wikipedia I've checked many Greek articles, so this is definitely correct. Thank you for taking notice :)


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