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From erdem orbay
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)
Alexander Markov, Albert Markov, Ilya Kaler, Daniel Hope, Domenico Nordio and Ilya Gringolts (İlya, if you are hereabouts, pls tell me :)
From Laurie NilesErdem, can you share with us the ones you did find? Let's just make a big list for everyone!
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 02:52 AM
From Marty DaltonMy birthday is this Thursday...I know that doesn't help...
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 03:10 AM
From Andrew SordsI'm June 4th... haha
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 04:54 AM
Anne-Sophie, June 23rd
From Julie C.Maxim Vengerov's is 8/20/1974
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 04:56 AM
From erdem orbayOf course, Laurie,
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 10:20 PM
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
From Maura GeretyWow Erdem, that's quite a list!
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 01:36 PM
Happy almost-birthday Sandor Vegh! :)
From Larry BrandtHere's a list of how many violinists from the previous list are born in what months:
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 01:04 PM
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 MarcusYou forgot Jack Benny
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 02:05 PM
From Kelsey Z.James Ehnes is January 27th, I believe.
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 02:29 PM
From Jesse IronsI guess you could say I was born August 85th...
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 02:25 PM
Pamela Frank - June 20
From Maura GeretyUm....I was born in May.........oh dear...
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 07:23 PM
well, and so was Sandor Vegh! ;)
From Pieter ViljoenPieter Viljoen April 23rd.
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 07:05 PM
Menuhin the day before me, and Cerovcek the day after. Oistrakh 4 days after... I'll take that.
From Hannah FreyWhen 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.
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 08:34 PM
From Jonathan FrohnenOooo I share a birthday with Auer, that's neat.
Posted on May 15, 2006 at 10:20 PM
From Laurie NilesWow, 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.
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 12:55 AM
From Cheng Hooi LeeAnne Sophie Mutter - 29 June 1963 - Andrew made a mistake.
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 12:57 AM
Jacques Thibaud - 27 Sep (not sure of the year). That's my birthday too.
From Laurie NilesYes, we ought to add birth years, and also, year of death for people like Paganini. And any way to alphabetize by last name? :)
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 12:58 AM
From Jenna PottsHey, mine's today! Maybe I'm a great violinist.....
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 01:01 AM
From Stephen BrivatiGreetings,
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 01:08 AM
May 16th is the birthday of a very great Flesch student called Isolde Menges. It`s also mine.
From erdem orbayYes, Laurie, It would be great !
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 10:11 PM
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
From ilya gringoltsErdem,
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 11:03 AM
July 2. Impressive.
From Jim HoyleI knew that Heifetz and Kreisler had the same birthday. And my grandma too - not that she played the violin.
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 12:40 PM
From erdem orbayThanks so much, Ilya,
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 07:55 PM
Yours is precious piece in my collection :)
From Elizabeth Chavez
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 08:36 PM
From Linda LerskierIlya's born two days before me. Ekk! *shiver*
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 08:13 PM
From Saïdjah VerbruggheLaurie,
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 08:15 PM
don't you think it's a better idea to put the dates chronologically?
From Elizabeth Chavezwhoa...I just realized that Paganini died on May 27...and the day after is my older sister's birthday!!! AHHH!! i want their birthdays...=(
Posted on May 16, 2006 at 08:42 PM
From Eléonore DarmonJosef Hassid : 28 dec
Posted on May 17, 2006 at 03:20 PM
Vasa Prihoda : 22 august
I cannot find for these two violinsts...
From Rob SchnautzRob Schnautz, the great unorthodox violinist, is [REMOVED BY USER - SENSITIVE INFORMATION]
Posted on May 17, 2006 at 04:52 PM
From Kelsey W.How about Carl Guhr (October 30th 1787)? He was a friend and fellow musician of Paganini. The two of them often played concerts together.
Posted on May 18, 2006 at 10:43 PM
Also Joseph Gingold and H.W. Ernst?
(I don't have dates for them)
From Valerie CoonWell, 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 )
Posted on May 19, 2006 at 12:13 AM
From erdem orbayFLASH, FLASH !!!
Posted on May 20, 2006 at 08:28 PM
I found Markov and Kaler's dates.
(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
From Mattias EklundSome important you've missed:
Posted on May 20, 2006 at 03:13 PM
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.
From erdem orbayyou right, mattias
Posted on May 20, 2006 at 08:30 PM
but Kim Kashkashian is my special guest on the list :)
thanks for corrections
From Mister BrucieHa - I share a birthday with Zukerman and Ysaye.
Posted on May 21, 2006 at 12:20 AM
And GINGER ROGERS!
(She was famous for doing everything Fred Astaire did, but backwards and in high heels)
From Karin LinYikes, 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...
Posted on May 21, 2006 at 05:56 AM
From Alkman JonesHello, I have a correction to make:
Posted on January 14, 2012 at 02:02 PM
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 :)
From William WolcottEugene Fodor: March 5th
Posted on October 27, 2014 at 10:00 PM
Ossy Renardy: April 26
Ricardo Odnoposoff: February 24
From Raphael KlaymanPerhaps most remarkably, both Kreisler and Heifetz were born on February 2! (K in 1875 and H in 1901). And they both greatly admired one another.
Posted on October 27, 2014 at 10:20 PM
A much earlier post said the the majority of violinists were born in August - as was I! More specifically, I was born August 4, a day I share with Obama, Queen Elizabeth's mother, Louis Armstrong, baseball great, Roger Clemmens, actor, Billy-Bob Thorton - and most importantly, my own Mom!
PS I'ts not too late for belated presents!
From Ron MacDonaldJoseph Szigeti was born 5th September, 1892. I share his birthday and was honoured to be invited to his 80th in the Chateau de Chillon in Switzerland. Unfortunately, it was his last. Alfredo Campoli, with whom I had lessons, was born 20th October, 1906
Posted on October 28, 2014 at 02:51 AM
From Marina AkimovaPhilippe Hirshhorn 11 June 1946
Posted on October 28, 2014 at 09:48 PM
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