Carl Flesch


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(b Moson, Hung., 1873; d Lucerne, 1944). Hung. violinist. Début Vienna 1895. Prof. of vn., Bucharest Cons. 1897–1902, Amsterdam Cons. 1903–8. Taught in Berlin from 1908. NY début 1913. Chief vn. prof. Curtis Institute 1924–8. Returned to Berlin to teach at High Sch. for Mus. 1928–34. Went to London 1934–9, Holland 1939–40. Settled in Lucerne 1943. Ed. of vn. mus. Author of famous method and of several books on vn.-playing. Prize awarded in his memory since 1945.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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