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Varga, Tibor
English/Hungarian
b 04.07.1921 Gyór
d 04.09.2003 Grimisuat, Switzerland
V - 1733 Guarneri
Remarks:

 

Vecsey, Franz von
Hungarian
b 23.03.1893 Budapest
d 06.04.1935 Rom
V - ? Strad., A.
Remarks:

-

Teachers:
  • Hubay, Jenö - Budapest
Dedicated works:
  • Sibelius, Jean:Violin concerto in d minor, op. 47
 

Végh, Sándor
French/Hungarian
b 17.05.1912 Kolozsvár/Cluj
d 07.01.1997 Salzburg
Unknown
Remarks:

-

 

Vengerov, Maxim
Russian
b 20.08.1974 Novosibirsk

V - 1723 Strad., A.
V ex Kiesewetter 1723 Strad., A.
V Reynier 1727 Strad., A.
Remarks:

Vengerov's instrument has been loaned to him by Clement Arrison (owner) through the Stradivari Society of Chicago. Atlantic Classics:   Maxim Vengerov Biography[3]

 

Vito, Gioconda de
Italian
b 26.07.1907 Martina Franca

V - 1762 Gagliano, N.
V ex Bazzini 1715 Strad., A.
V Tuscan 1690 Strad., A.
Remarks:

The Tuscan is property of the italian goverment. It was made for the Grand Duke of Tuscany, Cosimo III de Medici.

 

Vogler, Jan
German
b 18.02.1964 Berlin

C - 1712 Guarn., Guiseppe f. A.
C Hausmann 1724 Strad., A.
Remarks:

The Hausmann has been loaned to Vogler by René Morel Rare Violins.

Teachers:
  • Vogler, Peter
  • Schwab, Josef
  • Schiff, Heinrich

   

Walevska, Christine
US-American
b 08.03.1948 Los Angeles

C - 1740 Bergonzi, Carlo
Remarks:

-

 

Wang, Mira
Chinese
b ??.??.???? Beijing

V - 1863 Vuillaume
V - 1859 Rocca
V Joachim, Morgan 1708 Strad., A.
Remarks:

Sanchez-Penzo, José:   Mira Wang's Home Page[148]

 

Wilhelmj, Emil
German
b 21.09.1845 Usingen
d 22.01.1908 London
V Wilhelmj 1725 Strad., A.
Remarks:

His full name was Emil Daniel Friedrich Viktor August Wilhelmj. He was a pupil of Ferdinand David who introduced him to Richard Wagner and played as concert master at the first performance of the 'Ring' in Bayreuth 1876. After Wagner's death 1883 he returned to Bayreuth to be one of his 12 pallbearers. Paris, Alain:  Klassische Musik im 20. Jahrhundert[120] p 844 and Ernest, Gustav:  Richard Wagner - Sein Leben und Schaffen[52] p 244, 409

Teachers:
  • Fischer, Konrad - Wiesbaden
  • David, Ferdinand - Leipzig Conservatoire
  • Hauptmann, Moritz - Leipzig Conservatoire
  • Richter, Ernst Friedrich - Leipzig Conservatoire
 

Wilkomirska, Wanda
Polish
b 11.01.1929 Warschau

V - 1747 Gagliano
Remarks:

Paris, Alain:  Klassische Musik im 20. Jahrhundert[120] p 845

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