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Janigro, Antonio
Italian
b 21.01.1918 Milano
d 01.05.1989 Milano
V - ? Amati
V - ? Guadagnini
Remarks:

-

 

Joachim, Joseph
Austrian-Hungarian
b 28.06.1831 Kittsee
d 15.08.1907 Berlin
V Alard 1715 Strad., A.
V Cremonese ex Joachim 1715 Strad., A.
V David Hochstein 1715 Strad., A.
V De Barrou ex Joachim 1715 Strad., A.
V Gillot 1715 Strad., A.
V Joachim, Morgan 1708 Strad., A.
V ex Joachim 1714 Strad., A.
V Joachim 1723 Strad., A.
V ex Joachim-Aranyi 1715 Strad., A.
V Kortschak-ex Joachim 1698 Strad., A.
Remarks:

On the Joachim, Morgan 1708 Strad Joachim says: 'I always loved it on account of its beautiful tone and refined make, and I would not have parted with it, unless for the sake of a dear friend, who had played it for years, and now wishes to possess it.' Doring, Ernest N.:   How Many Strads? - Our Heritage from the Master[42] p 135.
Joachim bought the ex Joachim when he was 19 years old from Herrn Müller of Bremem in 1849. He played upon it 36 years and exchanged it for the De Barrou ex Joachim dated 1715. Henley, William:  Antonio Stradivari - His Life and Instruments[74], p 58

Dedicated works:
  • Brahms, Johannes:Concerto for Viol. and Orch. in D major op. 77
  • Brahms, Johannes:Concerto for Violin Cello and Orch. in A minor op. 102
  • Brahms/Schumann/Dietrich:Sonata for Piano and Violin (F.A.E.)
  • Bruch, Max:Concerto for Viol. and Orch. No. 1
  • Schumann, Robert:Fantasy for Viol. and Orch. in C major op. 131
 

Josefowicz, Leila
Canadian
b ??.??.1977 Toronto

V Ebersolt 1739 Guarn. d. G.
V Ruby 1708 Strad., A.
V ex Sennhauser 1735 Guarn. d. G.
Remarks:

Josefowicz played the Guarneri del Gesu 1735 and the Ruby Strad on loan of the Stradivari Society of Chicago. Now she plays the Ebersolt on loan of Herbert Axelrod. The Strad: Pierre Ruhe:  No-problem teenager - L. Josefowicz[183]; Rooney, Denis:  Binary fusion in the midwest - Profile Bein & Fushi[141]

   

Kennedy, Nigel
English
b 28.12.1956 Brighton

V Cathédrale 1707 Strad., A.
V Lafont 1735 Guarn. d. G.
Remarks:

Kennedy got the Cathédrale 1986 after it had been owned by Cassadesus 1955-84.

Teachers:
  • Sir Yehudi Menuhin School, England
  • DeLay, Dorothy - Julliard School of Music, New York
 

Keulen, Isabelle van
Dutch
b 16.12.1966 De Hoef

V - 1757 Guadagnini
Remarks:

-

 

Kirshbaum, Ralph
US-American
b 04.03.1946 Denton (Tex.)

C - 1729 Montagnana, Domenico
Remarks:

-

 

Kliegel, Maria
German
b ??.??.???? Dillenburg

C ex Gendron 1693 Strad., A.
Remarks:

Denton, David:  Maria Kliegel: cellist reborn[33]

 

Kochánski, Paul
Polish
b 14.09.1887 Odessa
d 12.01.1934 New York
Unknown
Remarks:

-

 

Kogan, Leonid
Ukraine
b 14.11.1924
d 17.11.1982 ?
V - ???? Strad., A.
V - 1733 Guarn. d. G.
V - 1726 Guarn. d. G.
Remarks:

Herrera, Roland:    Leonid Kogan - A Tribute[75]

Teachers:
  • Yampolsky, Philip
  • Yampolsky, Abram - Moscow
 

Koh, Jennifer
?
b ??.??.????

V Garcin 1731 Strad., A.
Remarks:

-

 

Kokkonen, Elissa Lee
?
b ??.??.????

V ex Kreisler 1733 Guarn. d. G.
Remarks:

-

 

Kolisch, Rudolf
US-American/Austrian
b 20.07.1896 Klamm (A)
d 01.08.1978 Watertown (Mass.)
V Mlynarski 1718 Strad., A.
Remarks:

Kolisch is one of few violinists who hold the instrument with the right hand. Paris, Alain:  Klassische Musik im 20. Jahrhundert[120] p 417

 

Kovács, Dénes
Hungarian
b 18.04.1930 Vac

V - 1742 Guarn. d. G.
Remarks:

-

 

Krebbers, Herman
Dutch
b 18.06.1923 Hengelo

V - 1741 Guarn. d. G.
Remarks:

-

 

Kreisler, Fritz
US-American/Austrian
b 02.02.1875 Vienna
d 29.01.1962 New York
V Hubermann, ex Kreisler 1733 Strad., A.
V ex Kreisler 1733 Guarn. d. G.
Remarks:

Paris, Alain:  Klassische Musik im 20. Jahrhundert[120] p 429; Henley, William:  Antonio Stradivari - His Life and Instruments[74] p 85

Dedicated works:
  • Elgar, Edward:Concerto for Violin (1910)
  • Martinu, Bohuslav:Czech Rapsody
  • Rachmaninow, Sergej:Variationen über ein Thema von Corelli
  • Ysaye, Eugéne:Sonata for Violin solo, op. 27, no. 4
 

Kremer, Gidon
Lette-German
b 27.02.1947 Riga

V - ? Guadagnini
V ex Baron von Feilitzsch 1734 Strad., A.
V ex David 1730 Guarn. d. G.
Remarks:

-

 

Kreutzer, Rodolphe
French
b 16.11.1766 Versailles
d 06.01.1831 Geneve
V Kreutzer 1720 Strad., A.
V Kreutzer 1727 Strad., A.
V Kreutzer 1731 Strad., A.
Remarks:

-

Dedicated works:
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van:Sonata for Viol. no. 9, Op. 47 "Kreutzer"
 

Kubelik, Jan
Czech
b 05.07.1880 Michle n. Prag
d 05.12.1940 Prag
V Emperor ex Gillot 1715 Strad., A.
V Jan Kubelik 1687 Strad., A.
V ex Kubelik 1735 Guarn. d. G.
V Libon 1729 Strad., A.
V Sancy 1713 Strad., A.
Remarks:

Kubelik owned 16 historical instruments. This collection was dissolved 1932. Paris, Alain:  Klassische Musik im 20. Jahrhundert[120] p 433; Roeseler, Albrecht:  Große Geiger unseres Jahrhunderts[139] p 118

Teachers:
  • Sevcik, Otakar - Prag Conservatory
 

Kulenkampff, Georg
German
b 23.01.1898 Bremen
d 04.10.1948 Schaffhausen
V Nadaud, Kuhlenkampff 1734 Strad., A.
Remarks:

Kulenkampff was one of the finest violinists of his days in Germany. He also was concertmaster of the Bremen Philharmonic Orchestra. Sotheby's:  Catalog Apr.  30, 1987.[161] lot 50; Paris, Alain:  Klassische Musik im 20. Jahrhundert[120] p 435

Teachers:
  • Wendel, Erich - Bremen
  • Heß, Willy - Berlin (1913 - 1916)

Pupils:

  • Zacharias, Helmut
 

Kussmaul, Rainer

b ??.??.????

V - 1692 Unknown
Remarks:

-

   

Lafer, Oscar
Brazilian
b ??.??.1932 Brazil

V Monsieur de Cuvillon 1745 Guadagnini, G. B.
V - ? Pressenda
V Koeber 1725 Strad., A.
V Lord Dunraven 1710 Strad., A.
Remarks:

Lafer, Oscar:  eMail to José Sánchez-Penzo dated Juli 12, 2002 (unpublished).[93]

Teachers:
  • Totenberg, Roman - Mannes Music School in New York
 

Lafont, Charles Phillipe
French
b ??.??.1781 Paris
d ??.??.1839 nr. Tarbes
V Lady Tennant, ex Lafont 1699 Strad., A.
V ex Lafont 1699 Strad., A.
V Lafont 1735 Guarn. d. G.
Remarks:

Unfortunately it's not known which of both Strads Lafont played on in a joint concert with Paganini in Milan in 1816. Sotheby's:  Catalog Nov. 25, 1983.[155] Lot 40

 

Laredo, Jaime
US-American/Bolivian
b 07.06.1941 Cochabamba

V Gariel 1717 Strad., A.
Remarks:

-

 

Latzko, Reinhard

b ??.??.????

C - 1750 Strad., A.
Remarks:

-

 

Lin, Cho-Liang
Chinese
b 29.01.1960 Taiwan

V Duc de Camposelice 1734 Guarn. d. G.
V Dushkin, Bellarosa 1707 Strad., A.
V Huggins 1708 Strad., A.
Remarks:

Lin sold the Dushkin 1990 to a collector in Taiwan with the condition that this instrument be loaned to promising young Chinese players. Smith, Ken:  From East to West and back[154]

 

Lipinski, Karl Joseph
Pole
b 30.10.1790 Radzyn
d 16.12.1861 Orlow, near Lemberg
V Lipinski 1715 Strad., A.
Remarks:

Doring, Ernest N.:   How Many Strads? - Our Heritage from the Master[42] p 193

 

Little, Tasmin

b ??.??.????

V - 1757 Guadagnini
Remarks:

-

 

Lu, Wei
Chinese
b ??.??.???? ?

V - 1866 Vuillaume, J.-B.
Remarks:

Wei Lu is scholarship holder of the Anne-Sophie Mutter Circle of Friends Foundation.

Mutter, Anne-Sophie:    Anne-Sophie Mutter Circle of Friends (Recipients)[108], Scholarship Holders

Teachers:
  • Gulli, Franco - Bloomington, Indiana
  • Krebbers, Herman - Amsterdam
  • Brandis, Thomas - Berlin
  • Turban, Ingolf - Stuttgart
  • Bashmet, Yuri
  • Levin, Walter
  • Oistrach, Igor
  • Ughi, Uto
  • Haendel, Ida
 

Lunny, Cora Venus
Irish
b 23.12.1981 Dublin

V - 1723 Montagnana, Domenico
V - 1738 Gagliano, N.
V ex Hartmann 1752 Guadagnini, J. B.
Remarks:

Dervan, Michael:   Child's Play - Cora Venus Lunny[35]; Büthe, Julia:  Correspondence to José Sánchez (unpublished).[20]; Lunny, Cora Venus:  Cora Venus Lunny[97]

Teachers:
  • Arenko, Alexander
  • Futer, Arkady
  • Hattori, Joji
  • Lev, Lara
  • Sarbu, Eugene
  • Spivakov, Vladimir
  • Sushanskaya, Rimma

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