Born: February 2, 1875
Died: January 29, 1962
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.