Polish-born violinist Michel Schwalbé died on this day in 2012 – aged 92.

A student of Moritz Frenkel, George Enescu and Jules Boucherit, he served as Concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic for almost 30 years.

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MICHEL SCHWALBÉ | RIMSKY-KORSAKOV | SCHEHERAZADE | CONCERTMASTER SOLOS | HERBERT VON KARAJAN & BERLIN PHILHARMONIC

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 / Strauss: Ein Heldenleben |CD|

Herbert von Karajan

Berlin Philharmonic

Release Date: October 13, 2009

Testament