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Glass, Rorem : violin concertos

Gidon Kremer (performer)
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Title
Glass, Rorem : violin concertos
Performer
Gidon Kremer 1947- (viool)
Publisher
Deutsche Grammophon, 1999
1 cd + boekje
EAN
0028944518528
CDR
BBX1562

About Gidon Kremer

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Gidon Kremer (Latvian: Gidons Krēmers; born 27 February 1947) is a Latvian classical violinist, artistic director, and founder of Kremerata Baltica.

Life and career

Gidon Kremer was born in Riga. His father was Jewish and had survived the Holocaust. His mother had German-Swedish origins. His grandfather Karl Brückner was a well-known musicologist and violinist in Riga. He began playing the violin at the age of four, receiving instruction from his father and his grandfather who were both professional violinists. He went on to study at the Riga School of Music, where his teacher was mainly Voldemar Sturestep (Voldemārs Stūresteps). From 1965 Gidon Kremer studied with David Oistrakh at the Moscow Conservatory. In 1967, he won third prize at the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition in Brussels; then, in 1969, second prize at the Montreal International Violin Competition (shared wit…Read more on Wikipedia