Monday, June 23, 2008

Enescu, George-1


(1881-1955), Romanian composer, conductor, and violinist, he studied violin in Vienna from age 7, then continued to study in Paris, he became prominent as conductor and violinist, he established the Enescu Prize and the George Enescu Symphony orchestra in Jassy, he toured US and Europe, also taught at the Mannes School of Music in New York. He composed 5 symphonies, variuos orchestral music.

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