Dorothy DeLay

Famed American violin teacher Dorothy DeLay died on this day in 2002 – aged 84.

She is remembered as one of the most respected violin pedagogues of the 20th Century – her students including Itzhak Perlman, Sarah Chang, Midori, Gil Shaham, Nigel Kennedy, Shlomo Mintz, Cho-Liang Lin, Akiko Suwanai, Philippe Quint and Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg.