Born in Moson, Hungary, in 1873, Carl Flesch received his first violin lessons at age five from a saddler who played at the local church.
Austrian-born Dutch violinist Oskar Back died on this day in 1963, aged 83. His famed students included Alma Moodie, Herman Krebbers, Emmy Verhey, and Theo Olof. Although
Dying in 1943, aged 44, during an air-raid on Germany, she was a student of Carl Flesch and had established an excellent reputation as one
Austrian-born Dutch violinist Oskar Back was born on this day in 1879. A student of Eugène Ysaÿe and César Thomson, he served a 42 year teaching