Pablo de Sarasate
He was born 1844, in Spain. Pablo was 5 when he started to play the violin and 8 when he had his first concert. He was remarked by a wealthy person who provided him funds and sent him to Madrid to study under Manuel Rodriguez Saez.
At the age of 17 he won the most important prize, Conservatoire’s honor. He was also very interested in how he can leave for the next generations his music and so he created the wax cylinder recordings.
His most famous composition is Zigeunerweisen. Pablo de Sarasate is considered to have one of the most pure violin interpretations. He died in 1908.
S-a nascut in anul 1844, in Spania. Pablo avea 5 ani cand a inceput sa cante la vioara si 8 cand a avut primul sau concert. A fost remarcat de catre o persoana instarita care i-a acordat fondurile necesare si l-a trimis la Madrid pentru a studi cu Manuel Rodriguez Saez.
La 17 ani a castigat unul dintre cele mai importante premii, acordat de catre Conservator. A fost de asemenea foarte interesat de cum ar putea lasa urmatoarelor generatii muzica sa si a creat astfel o serie de inregistrari realizate cu un cilindru de ceara.
Cea mai faimoasa compozitie a sa este Zigeunerweisen. Se considera ca Pablo de Sarasate are cea mai pura interpretare de vioara. A murit in 1908.
More about him/ Mai multe despre el: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pablo_de_Sarasate
Source / Sursa: http://listverse.com/2010/09/24/top-10-greatest-violinists-of-all-time/