R.I.P 〓 Aaron Rosand, American Violin Player

2019/08/05

Aaron Rosand, one of the oldest in the US violin world, died July 9th. He was 92 years old. It is said that pneumonia is the cause. Rosand was born in 1927 in Hammond, Indiana. He grew up in Chicago with his father from Poland and his mother from Russia. Early on his musical talent attracted attention, and when he was 10 he played the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto and performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. He then went to the Curtis Institute of Music and studied with Efrem Zimbalist.

His professional debut was in 1948 in New York. In 1958, he held his first recital at Carnegie Hall. In addition to his performance activities, he taught at the Curtis Institute of Music in 1981, and later he taught at Mannes School of Music in 1986, and worked as a master class lecturer and a jury for international competitions. Retirement was in 2009, when he sold the Guarneri del Gesu 1741 “ex Kochanski”, which he had been using since the 1950s, for $ 10 million and donated $ 1.5 million to his alma mater, Curtis Institute of Music.

Photo:Curtis Institute of Music





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