Henry Holst


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(b Copenhagen, 1899; d Copenhagen, 1991). Danish violinist. Début Copenhagen 1919. Leader, Berlin PO 1923–31. Prof. of vn. RMCM 1931–46, 1950–3, RCM 1946–54, Royal Danish Cons. from 1953; guest prof. Tokyo 1961–3. Frequent conc. soloist. Gave f. Eng. p. of Walton conc. 1941.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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