| Share
 

Eugène Ysaÿe

Ysaÿe, Eugène (özhĕnˈ ēzäēˈ) [key], 1858–1931, Belgian violinist, considered one of the foremost violinists of his time; pupil of Wieniawski and Vieuxtemps. He became professor of music at the Brussels Conservatory in 1886. He made his American debut in 1894, and the following year he founded the Société des Concerts Ysaÿe, which he also conducted. He was conductor (1918–20) of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.

See biography by A. Ysaÿe and B. Ratcliffe (1947).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.


Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring