Fritz Kreisler

Fritz Kreisler

Born: February 2, 1875

Died: January 29, 1962

Nationality: Austrian

Occupation: Composer, violinist

Biography: Friedrich Fritz Kreisler was an Austrian-born violinist and composer. One of the most famous violin masters of his or any other day, and regarded as one of the greatest violinists of all time, he was known for his sweet tone and expressive phrasing. Like many great violinists of his generation, he produced a characteristic sound which was immediately recognizable as his own.

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Source/Notes: Four Weeks In The Trenches (2004 edition), Kessinger Publishing - ISBN: 9781419120534