violinist

Isaac Stern

  • July 21, 1920 Kremenetz (Ukraine) - September 22, 2001

Biography

Isaac stern was born in Kremenetz, Ukraine, on July 21, 1920. At age 15, he performed J. S. Bach's Double Concertoon stage with his teacher. The following year, in 1936, he played the Brahms concerto with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra under Pierre Monteux, then the Tchaikovsky concerto in Los Angeles under Otto Klemperer. On October 11, 1937, he made his New York debut at Carnegie Hall, a concert-hall where he again appeared in February 1939. This new public appearance was hailed by enthusiastic critics, placing him at the forefront of musicians of his generation.

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