List of Female Violinists
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List of Female Violinists

This is a chronological list of female classical professional concert violinists. [1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13]

Total listed: 275

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Name Alias Birth date (yyyy/mm/dd) Birthplace Died (yyyy/mm/dd) Place last living Nationality Notes
Ottey, Sarah Mrs. Sarah Ottey 1695-1700 c. London, England 1731 or later London, England English The Grove Dictionary - note
della Pietà, Anna Maria (de) Anna Maria dal Violìn 1696 Venezia, Italy 1782 Venezia, Italy Italian Studied at Ospedale della Pietà / Pupil of Antonio Vivaldi / Dedicatee of Vivaldi's 28 Violin Concertos / note
Diamantina, la "La Diamantina" 1715 c. Roma, Italy 1741 or later Roma, Italy Italian Also singer / cited in Gray by Edmund Nosse - note
della Pietà, Santa Sanza (Samaritana) della Pietà 1725-1750 c. Venezia, Italy 1775 or later Venezia, Italy Italian Also contralto and composer at Ospedale della Pietà / Pupil of Antonio Vivaldi
Nicholl, Anne Anne Nichol 1728 c. England ? England English Also singer / note
Gambarini, Elisabetta Mrs. Chazal 1731// Italy 1765 England Italian-English Also composer/conductor / cited in Arthur Elson's Woman's Work in Music - note
Sirmen, Maddalena Maddalena (Madelena) Laura Sirmen (Syrmen) b. Lombardini 1745/12/9 Venezia, Italy 1818/05/18 Venezia, Italy Italian Also composer at Ospedale della Pietà / Pupil of Giuseppe Tartini
Schmeling, Gertrude Gertrude Elisabeth Mara / Schmehling (Schmelling, Schmaeling, Schmaehling) 1749/02/23 Kassel, Germany 1833/01/20 Reval (Tallinn), Estonia German Also guitarist, soprano and harpsichordist / German bio
Bayer, Caroline Karoline Bayer (Beyer, Beyern) 1758 Wien, Austria 1803 Austria Austrian Also composer / German bio
Strinasacchi, Regina Regina Schlick / Catarina Strinasacchi 1761/02/28 Ostiglia, Italy 1839/06/11 Dresden, Germany Italian Dedicatee of W.A.Mozart's Violin Sonata KV 454 / short bio
Gautherot, Louise M.me Louise Gautherot / b. Louise Deschamps 1763 France 1808/07/28 London French Pupil of Nicolas Capron / German bio
Larrivée, Henriette L'Arrivée (Agathe-Elisabeth) Henriette / Henriette Larrivée-Borghese 1764-1765 Paris, France 1839/03/26 Paris, France French German bio
Paravicini, Giulia Giulia Parravicini-Albergandi 1769 Torino, Italy 1843 or later Italian , Charles Philippe Lafont and Rodolphe Kreutzer / German bio
Gerbini, Luigia Luigia (Lugia, Luisa, Louise), Garbini (Gardini) 1770 c. Torino, Italy 1819 or later Italian Pupil of Gaetano Pugnani / German bio
Petersén, Marie Antoinette Maria Antonia "Marie Antoinette" Petersen / b. Crux 1771 Mannheim, Germany 1855 Sweden Swedish violinist and singer
Gondreville, Mussier de Magnier de Gondreville-Ladurner 1779 or earlier France 1825/10/28 Saint-Denis, France French Wife of composer Ignaz Ladurner (fr) / German bio
Filipowicz, Elisabeth Filipowicz, Filipowitz, Elisabeth, Elise / b. Mayer, marr. Minelli 1794 Rastatt, Germany 1841/05/4 London, England Polish Also composer / German bio
Krähmer, Caroline Madame Krahmen / b. Carolina (Maria) Schleicher 1794 Bodensee, Germany 1868 Vienna, Austria German Also clarinettist, pianist, guitarist / German bio
Borgman, Lovisa Charlotta 1798// Götheborg, Sweden 1884// Stockholm, Sweden Swedish
Neumann, Eleonore Neumann, Leonore/Eleonore/Eleonora 1819// Leszno, Poland 1840/02/15 Odessa, Russia Russian German bio
Milanollo, Teresa "Mademoiselle Adagio" / (Domenica Maria) Teresa, Theresa, Therese, Milanollo-Parmentier 1827/08/28 Savigliano, Italy 1904/10/25 Paris, France Italian Sister of Maria Milanollo / Owned the "Milanollo-Dragonetti" Stradivari, 1728 (played by Paganini and bequeathed her by Dragonetti) and the "Milanollo-Hembert" Stradivari, 1703
Milanollo, Maria "Mademoiselle Staccato" 1832/07/19 Savigliano, Italy 1848/10/21 Paris, France Italian Sister of Teresa Milanollo / Owned the small violin "Milanollo" F.Ruggieri, 1680 c.
Wendheim, Gabriele von Wendheim, Hoffmann, Hofmann von Wendheim, Hoffmann von Wendheim, Gabriele von, Gabrielle 1835 c. Graz, Austria 1883 or later Austrian Pupil of and dedicatee of Joseph Joachim's Nocturno for violin and orchestra, Op.12 (1858) / German bio
Ferni, Vincenzina 1837 c. Como, Italy 1926/06// Torino, Italy Italian Also soprano / Duo with her sister, violinist Carolina Ferni / short bio
Blunt, Anne Lady Ann Blunt / Anne Isabella Noel Blunt (15th Baroness Wentworth) / b. Annabella King-Noel 1837/09/22 England 1917/12/15 Cairo, Egypt English Owned the "Lady Blunt" Stradivari, 1721
Neruda, Wilma Lady Hallé / b. Wilhelmine (Vilémina) Maria Franziska Neruda 1838/03/21 Brno, Moravia 1911/04/15 Berlin, Germany Moravian Pupil of Leopold Jansa / German bio
Iacovino, Mariuccia 12 December 1912 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 16 May 2008 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Brazilian Also Instructor / short bio
Ferni, Carolina 1839/02/20 Como, Italy 1926/06/04 Milano, Italy Italian Pupil of Jean-Delphin Alard, Charles Auguste de Bériot, Charles Dancla and Henri Vieuxtemps / Also soprano / Duo with her sister, violinist Vincenzina Ferni / short bio
Brousil, Bertha Brousil, Brusil, Bransil, Brousilová, Bertha 1842 Pisek, Czechoslovakia 1919/11 London, England Czechoslovakian Pupil of Franti?ek N?mec / German bio
Urso, Camilla 1842/06/13 Nantes, France 1902/01/20 New York, USA American 'Camilla Urso Collection'
Grünner, Marie Marie (Grünner, Grüner, Gruner) Grünner-Messerschmidt 1847 Vienna, Austria 1895/10/15 Vienna, Austria Austrian Cousin of composer Johann Schrammel / German bio
Lebouys, Catherine Catherine (Catarina, Anna, Nina, Marie-Claire) Lebouys-Waldteufel 1847 Roma, Italy 1876 or later Italian Pupil of Delphin Alard and Charles Auguste de Bériot/ German bio
Ferni, Virginia 1849 Torino, Italy 1934/02/04 Torino, Italy Italian Also soprano / Cousin of violinists Vincenzina Ferni and Carolina Ferni / short bio
Drechsler-Hamilton, Bertha Bertha Drechsler Adamson 1849/03/25 Edinburgh, England 1934/02/04 Toronto, Canada English Also conductor / German bio
Maier, Amanda Röntgen-Maier, marr. Röntgen, Carolina Amanda Erika 1853/02/20 Landskrona, Sweden 1894/06/15 Amsterdam, Netherlands Swedish Also organist and composer / Wife of composer Julius Röntgen / German bio
Liebé, Therese Liebe, Thérèse (Jeanne Berthe) 1854/04/07 Straßburg, Austria 1897 or later London, England Austrian Pupil of Teresa Milanollo / German bio
Franko, Jeanne 1855// New Orleans, USA 1940/12/03 New York, USA American Also pianist / Pupil of Henri Vieuxtemps / bio
Brehm, Mathilde Mathilde Brem-Heim 1856/12/03 Oberdorf, Germany 1886/03/02 Davos-Platz, Germany German German bio
Shattuck, Lilian b. Elizabeth B. Shattuck 1857/02/08 Canton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA 1940// Boston, USA American note
Bauer-Lechner, Natalie b. Nathalie Lechner 1858/05/09 Wien, Austria 1921/06/8 Austria Austrian Also violist in the Maria Soldat-Röger String Quartet / Close friend of Gustav Mahler
Barbi, Alice Alice Laura Barbi 1858/06/01 Modena, Italy 1948/09/04 Roma, Italy Italian Also mezzo-soprano
Tschetschulin, Agnes 1859/02/24 Helsinki, Finland 1942// Finnish Also composer / Together with Jean Sibelius, pupil of Mitrofan Wasiljeff / German bio
Pommereul, Marguerite Pommereuil, Aline-Marguerite, b. Guyet, marr. Rouvier 1859/03// Saint Mihiel, France 1879 or later France French Pupil of Jean-Delphin Alard / German bio
Riley, Lucy 1861// England 1897 or later England English Pupil of Joseph Joachim / From 1886, 2nd violin of the "Shinner String Quartet" (leader, Emily Shinner) / German bio
Shinner, Emily Emily Shinner-Liddell 1862/07/07 Cheltenham, England 1901/07/17 London, England English Pupil of Joseph Joachim / Leader of the "Shinner String Quartet" / short bio
Soldat-Röger, Maria Marie Soldat-Roeger / b. Soldat 1863/03/25 Graz, Austria 1955/09/30 Graz, Austria Austrian Pupil of Joseph Joachim / Played with Johannes Brahms / Owned a 'Guarnieri del Gesù', 1742
Senkrah, Arma Anna Loretta Harkness 1864/06/06 New York, USA 1900/09/04 Germany American Suicided in Germany / Pupil of Henryk Wieniawski, Lambert Massart and Henri Vieuxtemps / note
Tua, Teresina (sv) Teresa (or Teresina, Maria Felicita) Tua / Suor Maria di Gesù 1866/04/24 Torino, Italy 1956/10/29 Roma, Italy Italian Pupil of Lambert Massart / note / The New York Times, 1887/10/18, article / Owned the "Mond-Tua" Stradivari, 1709
Wietrowetz, Gabriela Gabriele Wietrovitz 1866/01/13 Ljubliana, Slovenia 1937/04/06 Berlin, Germany Italian-Slovenian Pupil of Joseph Joachim / German bio
Clench, Nora Esther Leonora Clench 1867/05/06 St.Maris, Canada West 1938/05/17 Toorak, Victoria, Australia Canadian
Robinson, Edith 1867/10/29 Manchester, England 1940/04/18 English Pupil of Adolph Brodsky / German bio
Powell, Maud 1867/08/22 Aurora, Illinois, USA 1920/01/08 Uniontown, Pennsylvania, USA American Pupil of Joseph Joachim / "The Maud Powell Society"
Morgan, Geraldine 1868/11/15 New York, USA 1918// USA American Pupil of Leopold Damrosch and Joseph Joachim / note
Carpenter, Nettie Nettie Carpenter-Stearn 1869// New York, USA 1940 or later American Pupil of Pablo de Sarasate / The New York Times, 1887/10/17, interview / note
Rode, Mina Minna Rode 1870 c. Germany 1901 or later Berlin, Germany German Granddaughter of Pierre Rode / Pupil of Hugo Heermann / German bio
Becker Shaffer, Dora b. Dora Valesca Becker 1870// Galveston, Texas, USA 1958// New York, USA American Pupil of Joseph Joachim / First female violinist on record (14 Bettini cylinders, 1898)
Folville, Juliette Eugénie-Emilie Juliette Folville 1870/01/05 Liège, Belgium 1946/10/19 Pyrénées région, France Belgian Pupil of Charles Malherbe / Also pianist
Speyer, Leonora b. Leonora von Stosch / Lady Speyer 1872/11/07 Washinghton D.C., USA 1956/02/10 New York, USA American Also poet
Brennerberg, Irene Irene (Rosa) von Brennerberg 1873/03/14 Bra?ov, Transylvania 1922/10/01 Bra?ov, Romania Romanian Pupil of Martin Marsick / German bio
Barns, Ethel Ethel Barns Phillips 1874// London, England 1948/12/31 Maidenhead, England English Pupil of Émile Sauret / Also composer
Schindler, Rosa 1874/09/02 Gliwice (Gleiwitz, Oberschlesien), Poland 1909 or later Germany German Pupil of Pablo de Sarasate and Joseph Joachim / German bio
Gunning, Nella (nl) Petronella (Adriana) Gunning 1876/09/08 Amsterdam, Netherlands 1956/06/30 Switzerland Dutch Pupil of César Thomson and Carl Flesch
Ruegger, Charlotte 1876/11/17 Lucerne, Switzerland 1959/06/16 Switzerland Swiss Pupil of César Thomson / Also composer / note
Bang, Maia Maya Bang 1877// Christiania, Norway 1940// Norwegian Teaching assistant of Leopold Auer / Maia Bang (L.Auer), "Violin Method" (1919) / article: "As I Found Miss Bang At Lake George", The Violinist (October 1920)
Jackson McKim, Leonora Leonora Jackson 1879/02/20 Boston, USA 1969/01/07 USA American Pupil of Joseph Joachim / note
Nichols, Marie 1879/10/16 Chicago, USA 1969/01/07 Boston, USA American Boston, Feb.11, 1903: she played Max Bruch's Serenade Op.75 with composer conducting
Waddell, Leila Leila (Laylah) Ida Nerissa Bathurst Waddell 1880// Bathurst, Australia 1932/09/14 Sydney, Australia Australian Pupil of Leopold Auer / note
Dickenson-Auner, Mary Dickenson-Auner, Auner, Mary (Frances Dorothée), b. Dickenson 1880/10/24 Dublin, Ireland 1965/05/25 Vienna, Austria English Also composer, under pseudonym of "Frank Donnell" / Pupil of Otakar ?ev?ík and Samuel Coleridge Taylor for composition / German bio
Hall, Marie Marie Pauline Hall 1884/04/08 Newcastle upon Tyne, England 1956/11/11 Cheltenham, England English Pupil of Otakar ?ev?ík / Dedicatee of Ralph Vaughan Williams's The Lark Ascending (1920)
Pászthory, Pálma von (de) 1884/05/23 Budapest, Hungary 1958// Weilheim/Oberbayern, Germany Hungarian short bio
Hayward, Marjorie Marjorie Olive Hayward 1885/08/14 Greenwich, England 1953/01/10 London, England English Pupil of Émile Sauret and Otakar ?ev?ík / 1st violin, leader of the Virtuoso String Quartet, note + 78rpm Audio / note + 78rpm Audio
Forté, Carmen Carmen Forte 1886 Italy 1964 Paris, France Italian-French 1st violin Prize, at Paris Conservatoire / 1st violin at Concerts Colonne Orchestra / Dedicatee, with Pierre Brun and Louis Fournier, of Jean Cras's String Trio (1925) / She recorded extensively for Pathé
Fachiri, Adila 1886/02/26 Budapest, Hungary 1962/12/15 London, England Hungarian Sister of violinist Jelly d'Arányi / Dedicatee, with her sister Jelly d'Arányi, of Gustav Holst's Double Concerto for 2 Violins Op.49 (1929)
Chemet, Renée (it) Renée Henriette Josephine Chemet 1887/01/07 Boulogne-sur-Seine, France 1977/01/02 Villiers le Bel, Val d'Oise, France French note + 78rpm Audio / Never before released CD
Hélène Jourdan-Morhange 1888/01/30 France 1961/05/15 Paris, France French Dedicatee of Maurice Ravel's Violin Sonata (1927)
Geyer, Stefi Stefy Geyer 1888/06/28 Budapest, Hungary 1956/12/11 Zürich, Switzerland Hungarian Pupil of Jen? Hubay, 1902 / Dedicatee of Béla Bartók Violin Concerto No. 1 (1907-08) and Othmar Schoeck Violin Concerto Op.21 (1912) / note
Law, Mary 1889// England 1919// England British note + audio / Played the "Bello, Marie Law" Stradivari, 1687 c.
Teschner Tas, Helen Helen Tas (Teschner) 1889// New York, USA 1975/02/15 Westport, Connecticut, USA American note / Owned the "Cobbett, Holloway" Stradivari, 1683
Astruc, Yvonne 1889/04/27 Asnières, France 1980/10/17 Paris, France French Wife of pianist Marcel Ciampi / note
Southgate, Elsie Miss Elsie Southgate "The Royal Violinist" 1880/1/23 London, England 1946/05/05 London, England English foto
Bubnova, Anna (ru) Anna Dimitrevna Bubnova / Anna Bubnova-Ono 1890/03/14(23) St. Petersburg, Russia 1979/05/8 Sukhumi, Russia Russian Pupil of Leopold Auer / Wife of scientist Ono Shun'ichi (uncle of John Lennon's wife Yoko Ono) / Japanese Official Website
Parlow, Kathleen 1890/09/20 Fort Calgary, Alberta 1963/08/19 Toronto, Ontario, Canada Canadian Pupil of Leopold Auer
Chartres, Vivien Vivian Chartres, Vivien Vivanti-Chartres, Vivien Chartres Burns, Vivien (Chartres) Young 1893/06/25 Torino, Italy 1941/09/01 Hove Sussex, England English Pupil of Otakar ?ev?ík / German detailed bio / She owned an "Alessandro Gagliano" violin
Kennedy, Daisy Daisy Fowler Kennedy 1893/01/16 Burra, South Australia, Australia 1981/07/30 Hammersmith, London, England Australian-English Pupil of Otakar ?ev?ík / Wife of pianist Benno Moiseiwitsch (1914-24) / note + 78rpm Audio / bio
Menges, Isolde Isolde Marie Menges 1893/05/16 Sussex, England 1976/01/13 London, England English Pupil of Leopold Auer and Carl Flesch / Sister of composer, conductor Herbert Menges / English première in 1923 of Ern? Dohnányi's Violin Concerto No.1 Op.27 (1915) / Leader of the Menges String Quartet, founded in 1931 / note + 78rpm Audio
Arányi, Jelly d' Jelly Aranyi de Hunyadvár 1893/05/30 Budapest, Hungary 1966/03/30 Firenze, Italy Hungarian Pupil of Jen? Hubay, 1908 / Sister of violinist Adila Fachiri, niece of Joseph Joachim / Owned the "Lord Dunn-Raven" Stradivari, 1710 / Dedicatee of Béla Bartók's Violin Sonatas No.1 Sz.75 (1921) & No.2 Sz.76 (1922), Maurice Ravel's Tzigane (1924) and, with her sister Adila Fachiri, of Gustav Holst's Double Concerto for 2 Violins Op.49 (1929)
Honigberger, Erna (de) 1894/10/28 Brandholz, Germany 1974/02/14 Wehr, Germany German
Barstow, Vera Miss Vera Barstow 1895 Pasadena, California, USA 196? USA American Pupil of Luigi von Kunits / Premiered Leo Ornstein's Violin Sonata Op.26 (1915) / Carnegie Hall, concert review, 1912/11/26 / note / Premiered Charles Wakefield Cadman's Violin Sonata in G major (1930) / Played the "Giovan Battista Guadagnini", 1745
Caslova, Marie Miss Marie Caslova 1895 USA 19 USA American Columbia Daily Spectator, Volume LIX, Number 66, 1915/12/16, review / Played the "Flüsshöh" G.B.Guadagnini, 1750 c.
Given, Thelma 1896 USA 1977 American The New York Times, 1919/10/19, review / The New York Times, 1920/10/28, article / Thelma Given "Violinist of a Generation", promotional brochure
Hansen, Cecilia (de) 1897/02/16 Staniza Kamenskaja, Russia 1989/06/24 London, England Russian Pupil of Leopold Auer together with Jascha Heifetz, 1910
Bohnke, Lilli (de) b. Lili von Mendelssohn 1897/11/30 Berlin, Germany 1928/05/11 Pasewalk, Germany German
Moodie, Alma Alma Templeton Moodie 1898/09/12 Rockhampton, Australia 1943/03/7 Frankfurt, Germany Australian Pupil of César Thomson / No recordings exist
Lorand, Edith (de) 1898/12/17 Budapest, Hungary 1960/03/7 New York, USA Hungarian Also conductor / Pupil of Jen? Hubay and Carl Flesch / bio
Eckhardt-Gramatté, Sophie Carmen b. Sofia (Sonia) Fridman-Kochevskaya 1899/01/06 Moscow, Russia 1974/12/02 Stuttgart, Germany Canadian Composer and virtuoso pianist and violinist.
Dubiska, Irena 1899/09/26 Inowroc?aw, Poland 1990/06/01 Warsaw, Poland Polish Pupil of Bronislaw Huberman and Carl Flesch / website: http://culture.pl/en/artist/irena-dubiska
Sampigny, Hortense de Hortense de Sampigny-Bailly 189? France 1970 France French Member of Trio Trillat / Dedicatee of Bohuslav Martin?'s Violin Sonata No.2 (1931)
Ferrari, Albertina Alberta Lovrich or Lovri? 1900 Zara-Zadar, Austro-Hungary (now Croatia) 1986 Trieste, Italy Italian Pupil of Jen? Hubay, 1924 / Founder of Trio di Milano, 1932 / Mother of Giorgio Strehler (1921-1997), Italian director / note 1 / note 2
Fehér, Ilona Ilona Feher 1901/12/3 Budapest, Hungary 1988/01 Holon, Israel Hungarian Pupil of Jen? Hubay, 1920
Rubinstein, Erna Erna Rubenstein 1903-1906 c. Nagyszeben (Sibiu), Hungary 1952 or later Pittsburg, USA Hungarian Pupil of Jen? Hubay, 1918 / Protegée of Willem Mengelberg / Article - Canadian Jewish Review, 1922/06/2 / On August 13, 1945 she divorced from screenwriter George Bruce / Owned the "Gudgeon" Stradivari, 1672
Kramer, Tosca Dr. Tosca Berger Kramer 1903/06/17 New Zealand 1976/12/27 Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA American Pupil of Eugène Ysaÿe
Wilson, Marie 1903/11/30 Epping Forest, England 1959 London, England English Article from The Strad, 1935 / note
Morini, Erika Erica Morini 1904/01/5 Vienna, Austria 1995/10/31 New York, USA Austrian-American Pupil of Otakar ?ev?ík
Kersey, Eda 1904/05/16 Goodmayes, Essex 1944/07/13 London, England English
Rosé, Alma Alma Rosé b. Rosenblum 1906/11/3 Vienna, Austria 1944/04/4 Auschwitz Austrian Daughter of Arnold Rosé / Wife of Vá?a P?íhoda / Director of the "Women's Orchestra" at Auschwitz / note
De Vito, Gioconda Gioconda Anna Clelia De Vito 1907/07/27 Martina Franca, Italy 1994/10/24 Roma, Italy Italian Never before released CD
Bacewicz, Gra?yna Grazyna Bacewicz 1909/02/5 ?ód?, Poland 1969/01/19 Warsaw, Poland Polish Pupil of Carl Flesch / Also composer
Fulton, Marjorie Marjorie Harrell / b. Marjorie McAllister Fulton 1909/12/28 Oklahoma City, USA 1962/11/3 Dallas, Texas, USA American Mother of cellist Lynn Harrell
Umi?ska, Eugenia 1910/10/4 Warsaw, Poland 1980/11/20 Kraków, Poland Polish
Barinova, Galina (ru) Galina Vsevolodovna Barinova 1910/10/7(20) St.Petersburg, Russia 2006/09/20 Leningrad, Russia Russian Pupil of Jacques Thibaud / note
Albore, Lilia d' (it) Emilia d'Albore 1911/01/4 Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Italy 1988/08/21 Grottaferrata, Italy Italian Never before released CD
Pashkus, Alice 1911/02/21 Germany 1972/02/3 Vienna, Austria German website
Ignatius, Anja Anja Hirvensalo 1911/06/2 Tampere, Finland 1995/04/10 Helsinki, Finland Finnish
Kaye, Evelyn Evelyn / Evelyn Kaye Klein (a.k.a. Evelyn Silverstone) 1911/10/19 USA 1990/06/8 USA American violinist and actress / played with the 'All-Girl Orchestra' of her husband Phil Spitalny / short bio / bio at IMDb / Sarasate 'Zigeunerweisen'
Fenyves, Alice (he) Alice Fenyves-Rosenberg 1912/06/2 Budapest, Hungary 1973/03/19 Ramat Gan, Israel Israeli
Carmirelli, Pina 1914/01/23 Varzi, Italy 1993/02/26 Capena, Italy Italian Pupil of Michelangelo Abbado (it) / Owned three violins by "Marino Capicchioni", 1941, 1954 and 1956
Shapiro, Eudice 1914/02/25 Buffalo, NY 2007/09/17 Los Angeles, California, USA American In memoriam
Lidka, Maria Marianne Louise Liedtke 1914/05/27 Berlin 2013/12/12 London British Pupil of Josef Wolfsthal and Max Rostal / In 1934 she moved to London / In 1952 she premiered Peter Racine Fricker Violin Concerto No.1 / In 1955 she acquired the 1734 "Willemotte" Stradivarius / obituary
Posselt, Ruth Ruth Pierce Posselt 1914/09/6 Medford, Massachusetts, USA 2007/02/19 New York, USA American Pupil of Emanuel Ond?í?ek (de) / Wife of Richard Burgin (Auer pupil) who was concertmaster of the BSO for many years under Serge Koussevitzky.
Field, Joan 1915/04/28 Long Branch, NJ, USA 1988/03/18 Miami Beach, Florida, USA American Pupil of Franz Kneisel, Albert Spalding, Michel Piastro, Marcel Chailley, Jacques Thibaud and George Enescu
Devries, Gabrielle b. Gabrielle Rossi 1915/10/19 Nice, France 2001/11/04 Colombes (Hauts-de-Seine), France French Pupil of Marcel Reynal and Gabriel Bouillon / Wife of the composer Ivan Devries (1909-1997) / Obituary and short bio (in French) / video playing Bach (British Pathé)
Bustabo, Guila b. Teressina Bustabo 1916/02/25 Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA 2002/04/27 Birmingham, Alabama American Never before released CD / Dedicatee of Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari's Violin Concerto Op.26 (1944) and Otmar Nussio's (de) Violin Concerto (1959)
Zorian, Olive 1916 Manchester, England 1965 English Founder of the Zorian Quartet
DeLay, Dorothy 1917/03/31 Medicine Lodge, Kansas, USA 2002/03/24 New York, USA American Pupil of Ivan Galamian
Behrend, Louise 1916/10/3 Washington D.C., USA 2011/08/3 New York, USA American Pupil of Louis Persinger / obituary
Hendrickson, Lyndall 1917 Adelaide, Australia living Adelaide, Australia Australian Renowned violin pedagogue / Member of AUSTA / ABC interview, 2004
Canberg, Mary 1918 Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA 2004/06/15 West Nyack, New York, USA American Pupil of Ivan Galamian
Kozolupova, Marina (ru) Marina Sem?novna Kozolupova 1918/04/25 Orenburg, Russia 1978/10/26 Moscow, Russia Russian Pupil of Miron Polyakin
Gründer, Anne-Marie Anne-Marie Grunder 1918/05/17 Chexbres, Switzerland 1996/11/22 Berne, Switzerland Swiss Pupil of Carl Flesch / 2nd prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1944 / French bio
Glenn, Carroll Elizabeth Carroll Glenn 1918/10/28 Richmond, USA 1983/04/25 New York, USA American Pupil of Édouard Dethier / Wife and Duo partner of pianist Eugene List
Luzzato, Wanda (it) Wanda Luzzato, b. Carpi 1919/06/19 Varese, Italy 2002/09/25 Milano, Italy Italian Pupil of Jen? Hubay, 1935 / foto with Hubay, 1935 / Dedicatee of Giorgio Federico Ghedini's Divertimento in D major, for Violin and Orchestra (1959/60) / article of Australian Tour, 20 July 1964 / "Medaglia d'oro ai benemeriti della scuola della cultura e dell'arte", 1987/07/27 / "Wanda Luzzato, l'allieva italiana di Jenö Hubay", p. 43 - short bio, 2003 / CDs: The German Radio Recordings, 2CD Meloclassic; The Italian and Swiss (1955-1979) recordings, 8CD box Rhine Classics
Neveu, Ginette 1919/08/11 Paris, France 1949/10/28 Azores, Portugal French 1st prize Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1935
Gilels, Elizabeth Elizaveta / Yelizaveta Gilels 1919/09/30 Odessa, Ukraine, USSR 2008/03/13 Moscow, Russia Russian Pupil of Pyotr Stolyarsky / Sister of Emil Gilels, wife of Leonid Kogan
Benda, Lola (de) 1920s? Thonon-les-Bains, Switzerland living Swiss Also composer and pedagogue / 1st prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1940 / Sister of pianist Sebastian Benda (de)
Suwa, Nejiko b. Nejiko Oga 1920/01/23 Tokyo, Japan 2012/03/6 Tokyo, Japan Japanese Pupil of Anna Bubnova-Ono / Never before released CD / "Three Violin Maidens": Part 1; Part 2
Tuttle, Karen 1920/03/28 Lewiston, Idaho, USA 2010/12/16 American Switched to viola; Pupil of William Primrose / obituary
Pardee, Margaret 1920/05/10 Valdosta, Georgia, USA 2016/01/26 Westbury, New York, USA American Pupil of Ivan Galamian, Sascha Jacobsen, Albert Spalding, and Louis Persinger
Havas, Kató 1920/11/05 Târgu Secuiesc, Romania living London Hungarian-British Pedagogue Official website
Stucki, Aida 1921/02/19 Cairo, Egypt 2011/06/9 Winterthur, Switzerland Swiss website
Bobesco, Lola Lola Violeta Ana-Maria Bobesco (Bobescu) 1921/08/9 Craiova, Romania 2003/09/4 Spa, Belgium Romanian Never before released CD
Lama, Lina 1922/04/22 Faenza, Italy 2014/11/28 Roma, Italy Italian violinist and violist obituary (IT)
Pegreffi, Elisa 1922/06/10 Genova, Italy living Reggio Emilia, Italy Italian Pupil of Arrigo Serato / Wife of Paolo Borciani and 2nd violin of Quartetto Italiano, note / Owns two violins by "Marino Capicchioni", 1942 and 1943
Liivak, Evi 1924 Viljandi, Estonia 1996 New York, USA Estonian-American Pupil of Ede Zathureczky and Max Strub / in 1962 she acquired the "Lipi?ski" Stradivarius, 1715 / note
Ajemian, Anahid 1924/01/26 Brooklin, NY 2016/06/13 New York, USA American Pupil of Edouard Dethier / in 1960s founded the Composers String Quartet.
Gilels, Zinaida Zinaida Grigoryevna Gilels 1924/02/24 Odessa, Ukraine, USSR 2000/05/07 USA Soviet-American Pupil of Pyotr Stolyarsky, Abram Yampolsky and David Oistrakh / Niece of Elizabeth Gilels and Emil Gilels
Van Dyke, Marcia 1924/03/26 USA 2002/09/03 USA American
Martzy, Johanna 1924/10/26 Timi?oara, Transylvania 1979/08/13 Glarus, Switzerland Hungarian Pupil of Jenö Hubay / 2nd prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1947 / note
Auclair, Michèle 1924/11/16 Paris, France 2005/06/10 Paris, France French Pupil of Jules Boucherit, Boris Kamensky and Jacques Thibaud / 1st prize Long-Thibaud Competition, 1943 / 1st prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1945 / website / Never before released CD
Glezarova, Maya 1924/12/10 Russia 2017/07/17 Moscow, Russia Russian Distinguished Russian violin professor, pupil and assistant of Yuri Yankelevich / The Strad article for her 90th birthday
Cserfalvi, Elisabeth Elise Cserfalvi 1926// Budapest, Hungary 1970s ? London Hungarian Pupil of Ede Zathureczky / 2nd prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1946 / 3rd Prize Queen Elisabeth Music Competition, 1951 Cserfalvi page / Played at "BBC Proms" in 1960, 1961 and 1964 / Her Duo partner was pianist Géza Frid / Wife of Árpád Gérecz (fr).
Mari, Iwamoto Marry Esther 1927/01/19 Japan 1979/05/11 Tokyo, Japan Japanese Pupil of Anna Bubnova-Ono and Louis Persinger / "Three Violin Maidens": Part 1; Part 2
Kaverzneva, Olga (ru) Olga Viktorovna Kaverzneva 1926/05/12 Odessa, USSR 2006/12/25 Moscow, Russia Russian Pupil of Benjamin Z. Mordkovich (ru) and David Oistrach
Tsitsikian, Anahit Anahit Tsitsikyan 1926/08/26 Leningrad, USSR 1999/05/2 Yerevan, Armenia Armenian Anahit Tsitsikian Cultural Foundation
Zerounian, Ara 1926/11/26 Detroit, USA 2012/10/29 Ridgefield, Connecticut, USA American-Armenian obituary
Monosoff, Sonya 1927// USA living American Pupil of Louis Persinger / Pioneer of baroque violin / Cornell.edu profile
Hidy, Marta 1927/01/11 Budapest, Hungary 2010/11/4 Hamilton, Canada Hungarian Canadian Pupil of Ede Zathureczky, Leo Weiner and Zoltán Kodály / 1st prize Franz Liszt Academy's Remenyi Competition, 1943 / Award Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1952 / obituary
Kwalwasser, Helen 1927/10/ USA living USA American Pupil of Efrem Zimbalist, Sr. and Ivan Galamian / Violin pedagogue
Travers, Patricia 1927/12/5 Clifton, NJ, USA 2010/02/9 Clifton, New Jersey, USA American Played the "Tom Taylor" Stradivarius, 1732 / After 1951 she quit concerts / obituary
Parchomienko, Olga (de; uk) Olga Parkhomenko 1928/04/7 Kiev, Ukraine, USSR 2011/06/5 USSR Russian Pupil of David Oistrakh / 3rd prize ex-aequo Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1952
Berkovich, Klara Klara Yefimovna Berkovich / b. Klara Gordion 1928/05/19 Odessa, Ukraine, USSR living Baltimore, Maryland, USA Russian-American
Leonhardt, Marie (de) b. Marie Amsler 1928/05/30 Netherlands living Amsterdam Dutch Baroque violin / Pupil of Max Rostal / Wife of Gustav Leonhardt
Nelli Shkolnikova Nelly Chkolnikova / Nelli Efimovna Shkolnikova 1928/07/8 Zolotonosha, Ukraine, USSR 2010/02/2 Melbourne, Australia Russian Pupil of Yuri Yankelevich / 1st great prize Long-Thibaud Competition, 1953
Wicks, Camilla Camilla Dolores Wicks 1928/08/9 Long Beach, California, USA living American-Norwegian Official website
Haendel, Ida 1928/12/15 Chelm, Poland living London, England English Pupil of Carl Flesch and George Enescu / 7th prize Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1935
Wi?komirska, Wanda Wanda Wilkomirska 1929/01/11 Warsaw, Poland 2018/05/01 Australia Polish 2nd prize (ex-aequo) Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1952 / Member or the "Wilkomirski-Trio" (Kazimierz Wilkomirski (piano), Maria (cello) & Wanda Wilkomirska) / Plays a 1734 violin by Pietro Guarneri, Venice.
Fain, Rosa Roza Fajn 1929/01/19 Odessa, Ukraine, USSR living Russian Pupil of David Oistrakh / 1st prize Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1957; Wieniawski Competition, note
Elphège, Flora 1930s ? Grénoble, France living ? Grénoble, France French Renowned violin pedagogue / 2nd prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1954 / newspaper article + picture, 1957 / Piano Trio: Jean Martin (piano), Flora Elphège (violin), Claude Burgos (cello) / ina.fr - audio clip, 1973/09/12
Kimber, Beryl 1930s ? Perth, Australia living ? Adelaide, Australia Australian Pupil of David Oistrakh / Distinction prize at 1st Tchaikovsky International Competition, 1958 / note / photo
Steiner, Diana 1930s ? USA living ? USA American sister of cellist and conductor Frances Steiner / The Miami News', concert review, 1954
Varga, Norma b. Norma Jones 1930s ? England living ? USA English Pupil of Isolde Menges / Wife of violinist Ruben Varga (1928-1984) / Mother of violinist Rachel Varga / bio / Mother of composer David Varga [1][2]
Berkova, Sandra Saundra Berkova / b. Maazel / Sandra Macaulay 1933// Los Angeles, California, USA 1978/01/11 Los Angeles, USA American Daughter of violinist Frances Berkova / Cousin of conductor Lorin Maazel / article, 1957/05/6 / "The careers of Frances (née Berkowitz) & Saundra Berkova (née Maazel), mother and daughter", The Strad, February 1990
Harnoncourt, Alice b. Alice Hoffelner 1930/09/26 Vienna, Austria living Vienna Austrian Baroque violin / Wife of Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Hagen, Betty-Jean Betty-Jeanne Hagen 1930/10/17 Edmonton, Canada living Canadian Pupil of Ludwig Becker and Ivan Galamian / 3rd Grand Prix Concours-Long-Thibaud, 1951 (when Ivry Gitlis was 5th) / bio (The Canadian Encyclopedia)
Theuveny, Marie Claude Marie-Claude Theuveny-Petit 1931// Paris, France 2012/07/23 Paris, France French 2nd prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1948 / Short biography
Schneidermann, Dina 1931// Odessa, Ukraine 2016/08/09 Uppsala, Sweden Russian-Bulgarian-Swedish Pupil of David Oistrakh / 2nd prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1960 / Played Paganini's "Il Cannone" by Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù, 1743
Fernández, Huguette Fernandez Huguette / b. Delsol 1932// Spain 2012/12/10 Decazeville, France French 2nd prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1950 / Till 1969, concertmaster of the Orchestre de chambre Jean-François Paillard / obituary
Lautenbacher, Susanne Suzanne or Susi Lautenbacher 1932/04/19 Augsburg, Germany living German Pupil of Karl Freund and Henryk Szeryng (briefly)
Garnier, Liliane 1932/09/13 Dijon, France living French note
Yashvili, Marina (ru) Jasvili (Iashvili) Marine Luarsabovna 1932/10/2 Tblisi, Georgia, USSR 2012/07/9 Moscow, Russia Russian Pupil of Konstantin Mostras / 3rd prize ex-aequo Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1952 / The Strad - obituary
Tarjus, Blanche 1933// France 1990// France French Pupil of René Benedetti, George Enescu and Alice Pashkus / Rameau (Ysaye) recordings, 1946 / 3rd prize ex-aequo Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1952; Wieniawski Competition - note / 2nd prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1952 / 2nd prize ex-aequo 'Concours Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud', 1953 / article, 1954/02/13
Spirk, Margit 1933/04/12 Trento, Italy living Italian Pupil of Sandor Vegh and Vá?a P?íhoda / short bio
Shikhmurzayeva, Zoria Zoria Szichmurzajewa / ? 1933/10/26 Kazan, Tatarstan, USSR 2010/04/24 Moscow, Russia Russian FB page / Mother of violinists Julia Bushkova (b.1959) and Evgeny Bushkov (b.1968) / "Moscow Conservatory", Russian page
Bagdasarjanz, Ursula 1934// Winterthur, Switzerland living Swiss Pupil of Aida Stucki, Marcel Reynal, Sándor Végh, Joseph Calvet and Max Rostal
Erduran, Ayla 1934/09/22 Istanbul, Turkey living Turkish Pupil of Karl Berger, Ivan Galamian, Zino Francescatti, David Oistrakh / 5th prize Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1957; Wieniawski Competition - note / iKSV 2007 Award
Jodry, Annie 1935/10/4 Reims, France 2007/06/3 Teinteillac, France French Pupil of Marcel Reynal / 1st prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1954 / Wife of composer, conductor Jean-Jacques Werner / "an hommage" / Owned a "Battista Ruggieri", 1690
Kaliszewska, Jadwiga 1936// Warsaw, Poland 2012// Pozna?, Poland Russian Pupil of Eugenia Umi?ska / Award Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1962; Wieniawski Competition - note
Kan, Suna 1936/10/21 Adana, Turkey living Turkish
Beilina, Nina (de) Nina Michailowna Beilina / Nina Beilina-Chudnovsky 1937// Odessa, Ukraine, USSR living New York, USA Russian-American Pupil of Abram Yampolsky and David Oistrakh / Dedicatee of Alfred Schnittke Suite in the Old Style (1972) and Boris Tischenko Violin Fantasy, Op.118 (1994) / interview, 2008 / note
Peinemann, Edith 1937/03/3 Mainz, Germany living German Pupil of Max Rostal
Vamos, Almita 1938// USA living American Wife of violin pedagogue Roland Vamos
Petrosyan, Zoya Isabella Petrosian 1939// Russia living Russian Pupil of David Oistrakh / 4th prize Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1962; Wieniawski Competition - note
Gotkovsky, Nell 1939/09/26 Paris, France 1997/07/15 Brigham, Utah, USA French note / 'Chevalier des Arts and Letters'
Givens, Shirley 1940s ? Louisville, Kentucky USA living New York, USA American Pupil of Ivan Galamian / Renowned violin pedagogue at Juilliard School / Wife of cellist/conductor Harry Wimmer / note
Le Dizès, Maryvonne 1940s ? France living Paris, France French 1st prize Paganini Competition, 1962 / Active with Ensemble Intercontemporain / French interview
Lozada, Carmencita 1940// Manila, Philippines 2006/08/15 Pasig, Philippines Philippine Pupil of Ricardo Odnoposoff in Salzburg; after graduating from the Music School in Vienna, she moved in The Netherlands and there took up residence in Jan.1964. In 1975 she moved to Germany, and in the span of 30 years she performed in Europe, United States, Canada and Asia. Prizes at Paganini Competition: 4th ex aequo, 1956; 2nd ex aequo, 1961 / obituary
Brown, Iona 1941/01/07 Salisbury, England 2004/06/05 Salisbury, England English Concertmaster and Music Director of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Ushioda, Masuko 1942/04/04 Shenyang, Manchuria 2013/05/28 Boston, USA Japanese
Abel, Jenny 1942/11/13 Bredstedt, Kreis Husum, Germany living German Pupil of Max Rostal and Henryk Szeryng / Duo with pianist Roberto Szidon / note
Armstrong, Helen 1943/080/9 Rockford, Illinois, USA 2006/04/28 Greenwich, CT, USA American Pupil of Ivan Galamian
Nishizaki, Takako 1944/04/14 Japan living Hong Kong Japanese Pupil of Joseph Fuchs / Spouse of Klaus Heymann, "Naxos" label owner
Mordkovitch, Lydia b. Lydia Shtimerman 1944/04/30 Saratov, Russia 2014/12/09 London, England Russian-British Pupil of David Oistrakh / 5th prize Long-Thibaud Competition, 1969
Eggebrecht, Renate 1944/08/12 Selent, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany living German
Edinger, Christiane (de) 1945/03/20 Potsdam, Poland living German Pupil of Joseph Fuchs and Nathan Milstein / Plays a 1623 Amati
Chumachenco, Ana Chumachenko 1945/06/23 Padova, Italy living Italian-German Studied with Ljerko Spiller, Yehudi Menuhin, Joseph Szigeti. Sandor Vegh / Teaches at the "Kronberg Academy"
Ambrose, Penny Priscilla Ann Ambrose 1946// Connecticut, USA 1963/09/10 Coventry, Conn., USA American 5th prize ex-aequo Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1962 / Suicided at 17
Dael, Lucy van 1946// Amsterdam, Netherlands living Dutch Baroque violin
Schwarzberg, Dora (ru) Dora (Isadora) Schwartzberg 1946/03/27 Tashkent, USSR living Russian-Austrian
Grindenko, Tatiana Tatjana Grindenko 1946/03/29 Kharkiv, Ukraine, URSS living Russian 1st prize Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1972
Isakadze, Liana 1946/08/02 Tblisi, Georgia living Georgian official website
Fried, Miriam 1946/09/09 Satu Mare, Romania living Israeli Pupil of Alice Fenyves, Josef Gingold and Ivan Galamian / 1st prize Paganini Competition, 1968; 1st Prize Grand prix international Reine Elisabeth, 1971
Banchini, Chiara 1946/10/07 Lugano, Switzerland living Swiss Baroque violin
Kakudo, Kaoru 1947// Japan 2004/04/05 Rotterdam, Netherlands Japanese Pupil of Ivan Galamian / Also concertmaster of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Spitková, Jela 1947/01/01 Nové Mesto nad Váhom, Czechoslovakia living Slovak-Austrian Pupil of Ricardo Odnoposoff and Igor Oistrakh
Bernard, Claire 1947// Rouen, France living French Pupil of Henryk Szeryng / 1st prize George Enescu International Competition, 1964 / note / Owned a "Giuseppe Guarnieri", 1741 / interview in French, 2012
Thompson, Gwen Gwendoline Linda Louise Thompson 1947/03/30 Winnipeg, Canada living Canadian Pupil of Ivan Galamian
Pierrou, Nilla (sv) Gunilla Elisabet Pierrou 1947/10/02 Sweden living Alingsås, Sweden Swedish Pupil of André Gertler / 3CDs, recorded legacy / Played the "ex Joachim" Stradivarius, 1723; own the "Januarius Gagliano", 1748
Sindell, Carol 1948// USA living Portland, Oregon, USA American Pupil of Josef Gingold and Jascha Heifetz / Member of Florestan Trio / short bio
Chung, Kyung-Wha 1948/03/26 Seoul, South Korea living Korean Pupil of Ivan Galamian / 1st Prize "Leventritt International Competition", 1967
Kavafian, Ani 1948/05/10 Istanbul, Turkey living American-Armenian Pupil of Ara Zerounian, Mischa Mischakoff and Ivan Galamian / professor of violin at Yale University / plays the 1736 "Muir McKenzie" Stradivarius violin
Vasile, Cornelia 1948/12/10 Timi?oara, Romania 2010/09/01 Munich, Germany Romanian Pupil of Ivry Gitlis in Salzburg and Paris, 1969-70 / In 1973 she is said to have made a suicide attempt after she had not come in a competition (Premio Paganini, Genoa) to the final; Rumors of a completed suicide are wrong. Later, a certain stabilization seems to have occurred - Cornelia Vasile was (it will probably have been about from the early 80s) concertmaster of the Symphony Orchestra Graunke in Munich (today Munich Symphony Orchestra). In 1983 with this orchestra an LP on which, among other works of the orchestra's founder and -leiters Kurt Graunke a perpetual motion machine was included for violin and orchestra, with Cornelia Vasile as a soloist. / article / in 1969 she recorded Paganini's 24 Caprices, for DGG 'Debut Collection' / Cornelia Vasile - Memorial for a violinist and memory of a case
Verhey, Emmy 1949/03/13 Amsterdam, Netherlands living Dutch Pupil of Herman Krebbers, Wolfgang Schneiderhan and David Oistrakh
Danczowska, Kaja (pl) 1949/03/25 Kraków, Poland living Kraków, Poland Polish Pupil of David Oistrakh and Ruggiero Ricci / 3rd prize Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1967 / 2nd prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1970
Lamon, Jeanne 1949/08/14 New York, USA living Ontario, Canada American Baroque violin / Pupil of Robert Koff and Herman Krebbers
Volckaert, Edith 1949/08/27 Gand, Belgium 1992/07/02 Paris, France Belgian
Kiesewetter, Erica 1950s ? Centerport, Long Island, New York, USA living American Pupil of Ivan Galamian / short bio (Naxos records), bio (Long Island Youth Orchestra)
Sîrbu, Mariana Mariana Sirbu 1950s ? Ia?i, Romania living Romanian Pupil of Stefan Gheorghiu / 1st violin of Academica String Quartet and Quartetto Stradivari / Wife of cellist Mihai Dancila and mother of violinist Cristina Dancila / Plays the "Conte de Fontana, Peterlongo, Oistrakh" Stradivari, 1702
Gazeau, Sylvie 1950/01/30 Orléans, France living French
Wallfisch, Elizabeth b. Elizabeth Hunt 1952/01/28 Australia living English Baroque violin / Wife of cellist Raphael Wallfisch / official website
Marcovici, Silvia 1952/01/30 Bac?u, Romania living Graz, Austria Romanian Pupil of Stefan Gheorghiu / 2nd prize Long-Thibaud Competition, 1969
Kavafian, Ida 1952/10/29 Istanbul, Turkey living American-Armenian Pupil of Ara Zerounian, Mischa Mischakoff and Ivan Galamian
Huggett, Monica 1953/05/16 London, England living English Baroque violin / Pupil of Manoug Parikian, Kato Havas and Sigiswald Kuijken
Gorzynska, Barbara Barbara Górzy?ska 1953/12/04 Lodz, Poland living Polish 3rd prize Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1972 / 'Festival Bled', bio
Homburger, Maya (de) 1953/12/17 Zürich, Switzerland living Swiss Baroque violin / Pupil of Ivan Galamian and Eduard Melkus
Milanova, Vanya 1954/01/12 Bulgaria living Bulgarian 3rd Prize "Paganini International Competition" in 1973 / one among the very first female violinist that recorded Paganini's 24 Caprices - LP Simax PS 1020 (p)1985
Ishikawa, Shizuka 1954// Tokyo, Japan living Japanese 2nd prize Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1972
Mullova, Viktoria Viktoria Yurievna Mullova 1959/11/27 Zhukovsky, Moscow, Russia living London, England Russian Pupil of Leonid Kogan / Plays the "Jules Falk" Stradivari, 1723 c. and a "Giovanni Battista Guadagnini", 1750 c.
Florence Malgoire 1960/03/09 Dugny, France living French Baroque violin / Pupil of Sigiswald Kuijken / daughter of Jean-Claude Malgoire
Tchakerian, Sonig (it) 1960/07/02 Armenia living Italian Pupil of Giovanni Guglielmo, Salvatore Accardo, Franco Gulli (it) and Nathan Milstein
Salerno-Sonnenberg, Nadja b. Nadja Rose Catherine Salerno-Sonnenberg 1961/01/10 Rome, Italy living Italo-American Pupil of Dorothy DeLay
Jenson, Dylana 1961/05/14 Los Angeles, California, USA living Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA American Pupil of Nathan Milstein and Josef Gingold
Paetsch, Michaela Michaela Paetsch Neftel 1961/11/12 Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA living Bern, Switzerland American
Mutter, Anne-Sophie 1963/06/29 Rheinfelden, Germany living German Pupil of Erna Honigberger (de) and Aida Stucki / Owns the "Emiliani" Stradivari, 1703 (Karajan's gift, 1979) and the "Lord Dunn-Raven" Stradivari, 1710 (that belonged to Jelly d'Arányi)
Little, Tasmin 1965/05/13 London, England living English
Takezawa, Kyoko 1966/10/30 ?bu, Aichi, Japan living USA Japanese
Keulen, Isabelle van (nl) 1966/12/16 Mijdrecht, Netherlands living Dutch
Weithaas, Antje (de) 1966// Guben, DDR Germany living German Leader of Camerata Bern / Plays on a 2001 Peter Greiner violin
Frank, Pamela 1967/06/20 New York, USA living American
Astrand, Christina 1969/06/06 Skanderborg, Denmark living Aarhus, Denmark Danish Leader of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Meyers, Anne Akiko 1970/05/15 San Diego, California, USA living American website
Got?, Midori Midori 1971/10/25 Osaka, Japan living Japanese website / she plays the "ex Huberman - Ricci" Guarneri del Gesù
Suwanai, Akiko 1972/02/07 Japan living Japanese Pupil of Toshiya Eto / 1st Prize "International Tchaikovsky Competition" in 1990
Faust, Isabelle 1972/03/19 Esslingen am Neckar, Germany living German Pupil of Christoph Poppen / 1st Prize Paganini Competition, 1993 / Plays the "Bella addormentata" Stradivari, 1704
Khitruk, Anastasia 1974/08/ Moscow, USSR living Russian-American Studied with Dorothy DeLay at Juilliard School
Barton, Rachel Rachel Barton Pine 1974/10/11 Chicago, USA living American Studied with Roland and Almita Vamos
Widmann, Carolin 1976// Munich, Germany living German Studied with Igor Ozim, Michèle Auclair and David Takeno / Plays a 1782 Giovanni Battista Guadagnini
Kopatchinskaja, Patricia 1977// Chi?in?u, Moldova living Moldavian-Swiss Plays a 1834 Giovanni Francesco Pressenda (Torino)
Josefowicz, Leila Leila Bronia Josefowicz 1977/19/20 Mississauga, Ontario living Canadian Studied with Jaime Laredo, Joseph Gingold, Felix Galimir and Jascha Brodsky / Plays the 1739 "Ebersolt" Guarneri del Gesù.
Jansen, Janine 1978/01/07 Soest, Netherlands living Dutch Pupil of Philippe Hirschhorn and Boris Belkin / Plays the "Barrere" Stradivari, 1727
Becker-Bender, Tanja 1978/02/11 Stuttgart, Germany living German Pupil of Helmut Zehetmair, Wolfgang Marschner and Wilhelm Melcher
Mae, Vanessa Vanessa Mae Vanakorn Nicholson / Chén M?i 1978/10/27 Singapore living British Genres: Classical, techno, electronic and pop
Batiashvili, Lisa b. Elisabed Batiashvili 1979// Tbilisi, Georgia living Georgian 2nd Prize Sibelius Competition, 1995 / Plays the "Engleman" Stradivari, 1709
Hahn, Hilary 1979/11/27 Lexington, USA living American Pupil of Klara Berkovich and Jascha Brodsky / Plays an 1864 copy of Paganini's Cannone made by Vuillaume
Chang, Sarah b. Young Joo Chang 1980/12/10 Philadelphia, USA living Korean-American Pupil of Dorothy DeLay / Plays the "ex Isaac Stern" Guarneri del Gesù, 1717
Kolly d'Alba, Rachel 1981/05/21 Lausanne, Switzerland living Swiss Studied with Igor Ozim, Franco Gulli, Thomas Kakuska, Thomas Brandis, Hansheinz Schneeberger and Ivry Gitlis / Plays a 1732 Stradivari
Steinbacher, Arabella 1981/11/14 Munich, Germany living German Pupil of Dorothy DeLay and Ivry Gitlis / Plays the "Booth" Stradivari, 1716
Fischer, Julia 1983/06/15 Munich, Germany living German Also concert pianist / Pupil of Lydia Dubrowskaya and Ana Chumachenco / Plays a Philipp Augustin violin, 2012
Pogostkina, Alina 1983/11/18 Leningrad, Russia living Russian-German Pupil of Antje Weithaas / She won the 1997 Louis Spohr Competition and 1st Prize at the International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition, 2005
Kamio, Mayuko 1986/06/12 Osaka, Japan living Japanese Pupil of Zakhar Bron / 1st Prize at Tchaikovsky Competition, 2007 / Plays the 1727 "ex Joseph Joachim" Stradivarius, on loan from Suntory
Frang, Vilde 1986/08/19 Oslo, Norway living Norvegian Pupil of Anne-Sophie Mutter, Kolja Blacher and Ana Chumachenco / Plays a Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, 1864
Kholodnaya, Olga Olga Show 1987/12/10 Cheboksary, Russia living Russian Pupil of Zakhar Bron, Marcus Wolf and Didier Lockwood / Plays a 1853 Jean Baptiste Vuillaume
Yang, Tianwa Yáng Tianwa 1987/04/08 Beijing, China living Chinese Pupil of Lin Yaoji and protegé by Isaac Stern / Plays a Giuseppe Antonio Guarneri del Gesù, 1730
Benedetti, Nicola 1987/07/19 West Kilbride, Scotland, UK living English Pupil of Yehudi Menuhin and Natasha Boyarskaya
Hanslip, Cloé Chloë Elise Hanslip 1987/09/28 Guildford, UK living English Pupil of Natasha Boyarskaya and Zakhar Bron / Plays a 1737 Guarneri del Gesù
Eberle, Veronika 1988/12/26 Donauwörth, Germany living German She plays the "ex Busch" Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, 1783
Stirling, Lindsey 1986/09/21 Gilbert, Arizona living American She presents choreographed violin performances

References

  1. ^ "Female Performers on the Violin", The Musical World, No.CLXVI - New Series No.LXXII, p. 34 (May 16, 1839)
  2. ^ "Famous Violinists of To-day and Yesterday", Chapter X. "Women as Violini", Henry C. Lahee (1899)
  3. ^ "Lady Violinists", The Musical Times, Vol. 47, No. 764, pp. 662-668 (Oct. 1, 1906)
  4. ^ "An Encyclopedia of the Violin", Alberto Bachmann (1926)
  5. ^ "Violino e Violinisti", Enciclopedia Italiana Treccani (1937)
  6. ^ "Violin virtuosos: from Paganini to the 21st century", Henry Roth (1997)
  7. ^ "Allievi di Hubay (selezione)" Archived 2004-12-24 at the Wayback Machine., Gianluca La Villa (2003)
  8. ^ "Great female violinists of the past", Violinist.com - Blog (2010)
  9. ^ "Violin works with connections to female violinists", Violinist.com - Blog (2011)
  10. ^ "Great Female Violinists: A List" - Blog (2011)
  11. ^ Article: "Addendum on Female Violinists" by George Dubourg (1852) - Blog (2011)
  12. ^ "Who were the early female violinists?", The Strad (March 7, 2014)
  13. ^ "musikwissenschaftliche Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung", search page in German - Sophie Drinke Institut (c)2013

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