List of female violinists

This is a chronological list of female classical professional concert violinists. Those without a known date of birth are listed separately in alphabetical order.

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Total listed: 418

Name Alias Birth date (yyyy/mm/dd) Birthplace Died (yyyy/mm/dd) Place last living Nationality Notes
Diamantina, la "La Diamantina" 1715 c. Rome, Italy 1741 or later Rome, Italy Italian Also singer /[1]
Plunkett, Catherine 1725 c. Dublin, Ireland 1745 or later Irish [2]
della Pietà, Santa Sanza (Samaritana) della Pietà 1725–1750 c. Venice, Italy 1775 or later Venice, Italy Italian Also contralto and composer at Ospedale della Pietà / Pupil of Antonio Vivaldi
della Pietà, Anna Maria Anna Maria della Pietà 1696 Venice, Italy 1782 Venice, Italy Italian Also singer, musician and composer at Ospedale della Pietà / Pupil of Antonio Vivaldi
della Pietà, Chiara Chiara della Pietà 1718 Venice, Italy 1791 Venice, Italy Italian Also singer and composer at Ospedale della Pietà / Pupil of Antonio Vivaldi
Nicholl, Anne Anne Nichol 1728 c. England ? England English Also singer / [3]
Gambarini, Elisabetta Mrs. Chazal 1730/09/07 Italy 1765/02/09 England Italian-English Also composer/conductor
Sirmen, Maddalena Maddalena (Madelena) Laura Sirmen (Syrmen) b. Lombardini 1745/12/9 Venice, Italy 1818/05/18 Venice, Italy Italian Also composer at Ospedale della Pietà / Pupil of Giuseppe Tartini
Schmeling, Gertrude Gertrude Elisabeth Mara / Schmehling (Schmelling, Schmaeling, Schmaehling) 1749/02/23 Kassel, Germany 1833/01/20 Reval (Tallinn), Estonia German Also guitarist, soprano and harpsichordist /[4]
Bayer, Caroline Karoline Bayer (Beyer, Beyern) 1758 Vienna, Austria 1803 Austria Austrian Also composer
Strinasacchi, Regina Regina Schlick / Catarina Strinasacchi 1761/02/28 Ostiglia, Italy 1839/06/11 Dresden, Germany Italian Dedicatee of W. A. Mozart's Violin Sonata KV 454 /[5]
Gautherot, Louise M.me Louise Gautherot / b. Louise Deschamps 1763 France 1808/07/28 London French Pupil of Nicolas Capron /[6]
Larrivée, Henriette L’Arrivée (Agathe-Elisabeth) Henriette / Henriette Larrivée-Borghese 1764/11/06 Paris, France 1839/03/26 Paris, France French Violinist, pianist and composer / Performed in the French provinces and in London
Paravicini, Giulia Giulia Parravicini-Albergandi 1769 Turin, Italy 1843 or later Italian Pupil of Giovanni Battista Viotti, Charles Philippe Lafont and Rodolphe Kreutzer /[7]
Gerbini, Luigia Luigia (Lugia, Luisa, Louise), Garbini (Gardini) 1770 c. Turin, Italy 1819 or later Italian Pupil of Gaetano Pugnani / [8]
Petersén, Marie Antoinette Maria Antonia "Marie Antoinette" Petersen / b. Crux 1771 Mannheim, Germany 1855 Sweden Swedish violinist and singer
Gondreville, Mussier de Magnier de Gondreville-Ladurner 1779 or earlier France 1825/10/28 Saint-Denis, France French Wife of composer Ignaz Ladurner [fr] /[9]
Filipowicz, Elisabeth Filipowicz, Filipowitz, Elisabeth, Elise / b. Mayer, marr. Minelli 1794 Rastatt, Germany 1841/05/4 London, England Polish Also composer /[10]
Krähmer, Caroline Madame Krahmen / b. Carolina (Maria) Schleicher 1794 Bodensee, Germany 1868 Vienna, Austria German Also clarinettist, pianist, guitarist /[11]
Borgman, Lovisa Charlotta 1798 Götheborg, Sweden 1884 Stockholm, Sweden Swedish
Neumann, Eleonore Neumann, Leonore/Eleonore/Eleonora 1819 Leszno, Poland 1840/02/15 Odessa, Russia Russian [12]
Milanollo, Teresa "Mademoiselle Adagio" / (Domenica Maria) Teresa, Theresa, Therese, Milanollo-Parmentier 1827/08/28 Savigliano, Italy 1904/10/25 Paris, France Italian Sister of Maria Milanollo / Owned the "Milanollo-Dragonetti" Stradivari, 1728 (played by Paganini and bequeathed her by Dragonetti) and the "Milanollo-Hembert" Stradivari, 1703
Milanollo, Maria "Mademoiselle Staccato" 1832/07/19 Savigliano, Italy 1848/10/21 Paris, France Italian Sister of Teresa Milanollo / Owned the small violin "Milanollo" F. Ruggieri, 1680 c.
Wendheim, Gabriele von Wendheim, Hoffmann, Hofmann von Wendheim, Hoffmann von Wendheim, Gabriele von, Gabrielle 1835 c. Graz, Austria 1883 or later Austrian Pupil of and dedicatee of Joseph Joachim's Nocturno for violin and orchestra, Op.12 (1858) /[13]
Ferni, Vincenzina 1837 c. Como, Italy 1926/06 Turin, Italy Italian Also soprano / Duo with her sister, violinist Carolina Ferni /[14]
Blunt, Anne Lady Ann Blunt / Anne Isabella Noel Blunt (15th Baroness Wentworth) / b. Annabella King-Noel 1837/09/22 England 1917/12/15 Cairo, Egypt English Owned the "Lady Blunt" Stradivari, 1721
Neruda, Wilma Lady Hallé / b. Wilhelmine (Vilémina) Maria Franziska Neruda 1838/03/21 Brno, Moravia 1911/04/15 Berlin, Germany Moravian Pupil of Leopold Jansa /[15]
Neruda, Maria Madame Arlberg-Neruda / b. Anna Marie Rudolfina Neruda 1840/03/26 Brno, Moravia 1920/11/07 Copenhagen, Denmark Moravian Pupil of Leopold Jansa /[16]
Iacovino, Mariuccia 1912/12/12 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2008/05/16 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Brazilian Also Instructor
Ferni, Carolina 1839/02/20 Como, Italy 1926/06/04 Milan, Italy Italian Pupil of Jean-Delphin Alard, Charles Auguste de Bériot, Charles Dancla and Henri Vieuxtemps / Also soprano / Duo with her sister, violinist Vincenzina Ferni /[17]
Brousil, Bertha Brousil, Brusil, Bransil, Brousilová, Bertha 1842 Pisek, Czechoslovakia 1919/11 London, England Czechoslovakian Pupil of František Němec /[18]
Urso, Camilla 1842/06/13 Nantes, France 1902/01/20 New York, New York US American [19]
Grünner, Marie Marie (Grünner, Grüner, Gruner) Grünner-Messerschmidt 1847 Vienna, Austria 1895/10/15 Vienna, Austria Austrian Cousin of composer Johann Schrammel /[20]
Lebouys, Catherine Catherine (Catarina, Anna, Nina, Marie-Claire) Lebouys-Waldteufel 1847 Rome, Italy 1876 or later Italian Pupil of Delphin Alard and Charles Auguste de Bériot/[21]
Ferni, Virginia 1849 Turin, Italy 1934/02/04 Turin, Italy Italian Also soprano / Cousin of violinists Vincenzina Ferni and Carolina Ferni /[22]
Drechsler-Hamilton, Bertha Bertha Drechsler Adamson 1849/03/25 Edinburgh, Scotland 1934/02/04 Toronto, Canada English Also conductor /[23]
Maier, Amanda Röntgen-Maier, marr. Röntgen, Carolina Amanda Erika 1853/02/20 Landskrona, Sweden 1894/06/15 Amsterdam, Netherlands Swedish Also organist and composer / Wife of composer Julius Röntgen /[24]
Liebé, Therese Liebe, Thérèse (Jeanne Berthe) 1854/04/07 Straßburg, Austria 1897 or later London, England Austrian Pupil of Teresa Milanollo /[25]
Franko, Jeanne 1855 New Orleans, Louisiana, US 1940/12/03 New York, New York US American Also pianist / Pupil of Henri Vieuxtemps /[26]
Tayau, Marie 1855/06/12 Pau, France 1892/08 Paris, France French Violinist and violin teacher
Brehm, Mathilde Mathilde Brem-Heim 1856/12/03 Oberdorf, Germany 1886/03/02 Davos-Platz, Germany German [27]
Scharwenka, Marianne born Stresow 1856/02/25 Germany 1918/10/24 Berlin, Germany German Violinist and composer
Shattuck, Lillian 1857 Boston, Massachusetts US 1940 US American Student of Julius Eichberg / chamber musician / founded a women's string quartet
Bauer-Lechner, Natalie b. Nathalie Lechner 1858/05/09 Vienna, Austria 1921/06/8 Austria Austrian Also violist in the Maria Soldat-Roeger String Quartet / Close friend of Gustav Mahler
Barbi, Alice Alice Laura Barbi 1858/06/01 Modena, Italy 1948/09/04 Rome, Italy Italian Also mezzo-soprano
Tschetschulin, Agnes 1859/02/24 Helsinki, Finland 1942 Stockholm Finnish Also composer / Together with Jean Sibelius, pupil of Mitrofan Wasiljeff /[28]
Pommereul, Marguerite Pommereuil, Aline-Marguerite, b. Guyet, marr. Rouvier 1859/03 Saint Mihiel, France 1879 or later France French Pupil of Jean-Delphin Alard /[29]
Riley, Lucy 1861 England 1897 or later England English Pupil of Joseph Joachim / From 1886, 2nd violin of the "Shinner String Quartet" (leader, Emily Shinner) /[30]
Shinner, Emily Emily Shinner-Liddell 1862/07/07 Cheltenham, England 1901/07/17 London, England English Pupil of Joseph Joachim / Leader of the "Shinner String Quartet" /[31]
Soldat-Roeger, Maria Marie Soldat-Röger / b. Soldat 1863/03/25 Graz, Austria 1955/09/30 Graz, Austria Austrian Pupil of Joseph Joachim / Played with Johannes Brahms / Owned a 'Guarnieri del Gesù', 1742
Senkrah, Arma born Anna Loretta Harkness 1864/06/06 Williamson, New York, US 1900/09/03 Weimar, Germany American Student of Arno Hilf, Henryk Wieniawski and Joseph Lambert Massart / first prize at Conservatoire de Paris / successful performances throughout Europe
Osgood, Marion Marion G. Osgood c. 1865 Chelsea, Massachusetts, US c. 1924 American Violinist, composer and orchestral conductor / founded the all-female Marion Osgood's Ladies Orchestra
Tua, Teresina Teresa (or Teresina, Maria Felicita) Tua / Suor Maria di Gesù 1866/04/24 Turin, Italy 1956/10/29 Rome, Italy Italian Pupil of Lambert Massart /[32] / Owned the "Mond-Tua" Stradivari, 1709
Wietrowetz, Gabriela Gabriele Wietrovitz 1866/01/13 Ljubliana, Slovenia 1937/04/06 Berlin, Germany Italian-Slovenian Pupil of Joseph Joachim /[33]
Clench, Nora Esther Leonora Clench 1867/05/06 St. Maris, Canada West 1938/05/17 Toorak, Victoria, Australia Canadian
Robinson, Edith 1867/10/29 Manchester, England 1940/04/18 English Pupil of Adolph Brodsky /[34]
Powell, Maud 1867/08/22 Aurora, Illinois, US 1920/01/08 Uniontown, Pennsylvania, US American Pupil of Joseph Joachim /[35]
Morgan, Geraldine 1868/11/15 New York, New York US 1918 US American Pupil of Leopold Damrosch and Joseph Joachim /[36]
Carpenter, Nettie Nettie Carpenter-Stearn 1869 New York, New York US 1940 or later American Pupil of Pablo de Sarasate /[37][38]
Rode, Mina Minna Rode 1870 c. Germany 1901 or later Berlin, Germany German Granddaughter of Pierre Rode / Pupil of Hugo Heermann /[39]
Becker Shaffer, Dora b. Dora Valesca Becker 1870/03/07 Galveston, Texas, US 1958/05/19 Pennsylvania American Pupil of Joseph Joachim / first women to play on a musical recording in 1898 on a wax Bettini Phonograph cylinder
Folville, Juliette Eugénie-Emilie Juliette Folville 1870/01/05 Liège, Belgium 1946/10/19 Pyrénées région, France Belgian Pupil of Charles Malherbe / Also pianist
Kōda, Nobu Nobu Kōda 1870/04/19 Tokyo, Japan 1946/03/19 Tokyo, Japan Japanese Also pianist
Scotta, Frida Frida von Kaulbach / born Frida Schytte 1871/03/31 Copenhagen, Denmark 1948/04/29 Ohlstadt, Germany Danish Student of Joseph Massart / performed in Austria, England, Germany and Russia
Speyer, Leonora b. Leonora von Stosch / Lady Speyer 1872/11/07 Washington DC, US 1956/02/10 New York, US American Also poet
Mudocci, Eva born Evangeline Hope Muddock / Rose Lynton 1872 Brixton, London, England 1953 English Performed widely with the pianist Bella Edwards / close friend of the painter Edvard Munch
Brennerberg, Irene Irene (Rosa) von Brennerberg 1873/03/14 Brașov, Transylvania 1922/10/01 Brașov, Romania Romanian Pupil of Martin Marsick /[40]
Barns, Ethel Ethel Barns Phillips 1874 London, England 1948/12/31 Maidenhead, England English Pupil of Émile Sauret / Also composer
Mead, Olive 1874 US 1946 American Pupil of Julius Eichberg and Franz Kneisel / Founded the all-female Olive Mead Quartet
Schindler, Rosa 1874/09/02 Gliwice (Gleiwitz, Oberschlesien), Poland 1909 or later Germany German Pupil of Pablo de Sarasate and Joseph Joachim /[41]
Jackson McKim, Leonora Leonora Jackson 1879/02/20 Boston, Massachusetts, US 1969/01/07 US American Pupil of Joseph Joachim /[42]
Nichols, Marie 1879/10/16 Chicago, US 1969/01/07 Boston, Massachusetts, US American [43]
Hood, Florence 1880/10/14 Melbourne, Australia 1968 Australian Pupil of Hermann T. Schrader and Hans von Bülow / member of the Montral String Quartet / concert tours and radio broadcasts in Australia
Dickenson-Auner, Mary Dickenson-Auner, Auner, Mary (Frances Dorothée), b. Dickenson 1880/10/24 Dublin, Ireland 1965/05/25 Vienna, Austria English Also composer, under pseudonym of "Frank Donnell" / Pupil of Otakar Ševčík and Samuel Coleridge Taylor for composition /[44]
Waddell, Leila Leila (Laylah) Ida Nerissa Bathurst Waddell 1880 Bathurst, Australia 1932/09/14 Sydney, Australia Australian Pupil of Leopold Auer /[45]
Clarke, Rachel Steinman c. 1882 Włocławek, Poland 1944/11/04 Miami, Florida US Polish-American Student of Jacques Thibaud / toured the US as a violinist and as head of the Rachel Steinman Concert Company / educator
Hegner, Anna 1881/03/01 Basel, Switzerland 1963/02/03 Basel, Switzerland Swiss soloist appearing in concerts in Basel, Berlin, Leipzig and London
Bartlett, Floy Little 1883/03/07 Burlington, Iowa US 1956/03/07 Burlington, Iowa American Studied violin in Paris / accompanist and soprano singer / writer
Fonaroff, Vera 1883/06/14 Kiev, Ukraine 1962/07/23 New York, New York US American soloist, recitalist, chamber musician and educator
Hall, Marie Marie Pauline Hall 1884/04/08 Newcastle upon Tyne, England 1956/11/11 Cheltenham, England English Pupil of Otakar Ševčík / Dedicatee of Ralph Vaughan Williams's The Lark Ascending (1920)
Pászthory, Pálma von 1884/05/23 Budapest, Hungary 1958 Weilheim/Oberbayern, Germany Hungarian [46]
Bell Collier, Bessie 1885/04/03 Cohasset, Massachusetts, US 1969/04/04 Massachusetts, US American Student of Franz Kneisel / soloist with various orchestras performed benefit concerts during World War I
Hayward, Marjorie Marjorie Olive Hayward 1885/08/14 Greenwich, England 1953/01/10 London, England English Pupil of Émile Sauret and Otakar Ševčík / 1st violin, leader of the Virtuoso String Quartet,[47][48]
Luboshutz, Lea 1885/02/22 Odessa, Ukraine 1965/03/18 Odessa, Ukraine Russian Child prodigy / pupil of Emil Młynarski / chamber musician / toured widely in Europe and the US
Fachiri, Adila 1886/02/26 Budapest, Hungary 1962/12/15 London, England Hungarian Sister of violinist Jelly d'Arányi / Dedicatee, with her sister Jelly d'Arányi, of Gustav Holst's Double Concerto for 2 Violins Op.49 (1929)
Jourdan-Morhange, Hélène 1888/01/30 France 1961/05/15 Paris, France French Dedicatee of Maurice Ravel's Violin Sonata (1927)
Geyer, Stefi Stefy Geyer 1888/06/28 Budapest, Hungary 1956/12/11 Zürich, Switzerland Hungarian Pupil of Jenő Hubay, 1902 / Dedicatee of Béla Bartók Violin Concerto No. 1 (1907–08) and Othmar Schoeck Violin Concerto Op.21 (1912) /[49]
Stillings, Kemp Katharine Kemp Stillings 1888/06/30 Roxbury, Massachusetts, US 1967/04/30 New York City, US American Pupil of Joseph Joachim and Leopold Auer / Performed in Russian and Finland before World War I / after becoming blind in 1920s, concentrated on teaching
Breittmayer, Maggy 1888/09/02 Geneva, Switzerland 1961/05/06 Geneva, Switzerland Swiss Pupil of Carl Flesch / Performed in Europe before World War I / teacher at Geneva Conservatory
Astruc, Yvonne 1889/04/27 Asnières, France 1980/10/17 Paris, France French Wife of pianist Marcel Ciampi /[50]
Southgate, Elsie Miss Elsie Southgate "The Royal Violinist" 1880/1/23 London, England 1946/05/05 London, England English
Chemet, Renée Renée Henriette Joséphine Chemet 1887/01/09 Boulogne-sur-Seine, France 1977/01/02 Paris, France French Leading international soloist for decades / recording artist and broadcaster
Azpiroz, Marie 1889/11/27 Madrid, Spain after 1919 Los Angeles, US Spanish Performed in Cuba, Mexico, South America and the United States / educator
Viëtor, Alba Rosa 1889/07/18 Milan, Italy 1979/04/15 US Scottish Pupil of César Thomson and Otakar Ševčík / violinist and composer
Cullen, Jenny 1890 Scotland 1957 Scottish Pupil of Henri Verbrugghen / concert master of the State Symphony Orchestra of Sydney / first female member of the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra
Parlow, Kathleen 1890/09/20 Fort Calgary, Alberta, Canada 1963/08/19 Toronto, Ontario, Canada Canadian Pupil of Leopold Auer
Breuning-Storm, Gunna 1891/01/25 Copenhagen, Denmark 1966/04/24 Copenhagen, Denmark Danish Pupil of Johannes Schiørrin, Torben Anton Svendsen and Henri Marteau / performed as a soloist in German cities and played for Empress Augusta Viktoria / founded her own chamber orchestra and played in the Breuning-Bache Quartet
Lincoln Kerr, Louise 1892/04/24 Cleveland, Ohio, US 1977/12/10 Cottonwood, Arizona, US American Violinist, violist and composer / performed with the Pasadena Symphony / studied with Stravinsky and Prokofiev
d'Arányi, Jelly 1893/05/30 Budapest, Hungary 1966/03/30 Hungarian Pupil of Jenő Hubay / concert tours in Europe and America / chamber trio with Pablo Casals
Canales, Marta 1893/06/17 Santiago, Chile 1986/12/06 Chilean founded chamber ensemble / worked later as a composer and conductor
Burrows, Grace 1893/06/29 Leicester, England 1980 English played viola in The Birmingham Quartet / founding leader of the Leicester Symphony Orchestra
Chartplayres, Vivien Vivian Chartres, Vivien Vivanti-Chartres, Vivien Chartres Burns, Vivien (Chartres) Young 1893/06/25 Turin, Italy 1941/09/01 Hove Sussex, England English Pupil of Otakar Ševčík[51] / She owned an "Alessandro Gagliano" violin
Evrard, Jane Jeanne Chevallier 1893/02/05 Neuilly-Plaisance 1985/11/04 Paris, France French Pupil of M. Lefort / founded and conducted the all-women Orchestre féminin de Paris
Kennedy, Daisy Daisy Fowler Kennedy 1893/01/16 Burra, South Australia, Australia 1981/07/30 Hammersmith, London, England Australian-English Pupil of Otakar Ševčík / Wife of pianist Benno Moiseiwitsch (1914–24) /[52][53]
Menges, Isolde Isolde Marie Menges 1893/05/16 Sussex, England 1976/01/13 London, England English Pupil of Leopold Auer and Carl Flesch / Sister of composer, conductor Herbert Menges / English première in 1923 of Ernő Dohnányi's Violin Concerto No.1 Op.27 (1915) / Leader of the Menges String Quartet, founded in 1931 /[54]
Arányi, Jelly d' Jelly Aranyi de Hunyadvár 1893/05/30 Budapest, Hungary 1966/03/30 Firenze, Italy Hungarian Pupil of Jenő Hubay, 1908 / Sister of violinist Adila Fachiri, niece of Joseph Joachim / Owned the "Lord Dunn-Raven" Stradivari, 1710 / Dedicatee of Béla Bartók's Violin Sonatas No.1 Sz.75 (1921) & No.2 Sz.76 (1922), Maurice Ravel's Tzigane (1924) and, with her sister Adila Fachiri, of Gustav Holst's Double Concerto for 2 Violins Op.49 (1929)
Barstow, Vera Miss Vera Barstow 1895 Pasadena, California, US 196? US American Pupil of Luigi von Kunits / Premiered Leo Ornstein's Violin Sonata Op.26 (1915) /[55][56] / Premiered Charles Wakefield Cadman's Violin Sonata in G major (1930) / Played the "Giovan Battista Guadagnini", 1745
Rudge, Olga 1895/04/13 US 1985/03/15 Venice, Los Angeles, California US American Concert violinist / performed in Italy with Ildebrando Pizzetti / mistress of the poet Ezra Pound
Given, Thelma 1896 US 1977 American [57][58][59]
Stolofsky, Irene Irene Stolofsky Davis 1896/07/28 Chicago, Illinois US 1950/07/28 American Student of Hugh (Harry) Dimond / Toured US and Canada in the 1920s / member of Bohumir Kryl's Orchestral Sextette / educator
Moodie, Alma Alma Templeton Moodie 1898/09/12 Rockhampton, Australia 1943/03/7 Frankfurt, Germany Australian Pupil of César Thomson / No recordings exist
Merrill Warren, Winifred 1898/06/24 Atlanta, Georgia US 1990/03/11 Illinois American Soloist with the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra / formed the Indiana University Trio / educator
Eckhardt-Gramatté, Sophie Carmen b. Sofia (Sonia) Fridman-Kochevskaya 1899/01/06 Moscow, Russia 1974/12/02 Stuttgart, Germany Canadian Composer and virtuoso pianist and violinist.
Dubiska, Irena 1899/09/26 Inowrocław, Poland 1990/06/01 Warsaw, Poland Polish Pupil of Bronislaw Huberman and Carl Flesch /[60]
Harrison, Margaret 1899 Chatham, England 1965/12/24 Limpsfield, England English Pupil of Achille Rivarde from the age of 5 / performed Delius works with her sisters
Sampigny, Hortense de Hortense de Sampigny-Bailly 189? France 1970 France French Member of Trio Trillat / Dedicatee of Bohuslav Martinů's Violin Sonata No.2 (1931)
Ferrari, Albertina Alberta Lovrich or Lovrič 1900 Zara-Zadar, Austro-Hungary (now Croatia) 1986 Trieste, Italy Italian Pupil of Jenő Hubay, 1924 / Founder of Trio di Milano, 1932 / Mother of Giorgio Strehler (1921–1997), Italian director / [61][62]
Wegener, Emmy Emmy Heil Frensel-Wegener 1901/06/14 Amsterdam, Netherlands 1973/01/11 Laren, Netherlands Dutch Violinist, pianist, poet and composer
Fehér, Ilona Ilona Feher 1901/12/3 Budapest, Hungary 1988/01 Holon, Israel Hungarian Pupil of Jenő Hubay, 1920
Hribar, Vida Jeraj 1902/05/04 Vienna, Austria 2002/05/06 Ljubljana, Slovenia Slovenian Violinist and music educator
Welge, Gladys 1902/05/23 Austin, Illinois 1976/07/27 California, US American Violinist and conductor / conductor of the Women's Symphony Orchestra of Chicago / educator
Rubinstein, Erna Erna Rubenstein 1903/03/3 Nagyszeben (Sibiu), Hungary [?]1966 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US Hungarian Pupil of Jenő Hubay, 1918 / New protégée of Willem Mengelberg /[63] / On August 13, 1945 she divorced from screenwriter George Bruce / Owned the "Gudgeon" Stradivari, 1672
Kramer, Tosca Dr. Tosca Berger Kramer 1903/06/17 New Zealand 1976/12/27 Tulsa, Oklahoma, US American Pupil of Eugène Ysaÿe
Wilson, Marie 1903/11/30 Epping Forest, England 1959 London, England English [64][65]
Morini, Erika Erica Morini 1904/01/5 Vienna, Austria 1995/10/31 New York, US Austrian-American Pupil of Otakar Ševčík
Kersey, Eda 1904/05/16 Goodmayes, Essex 1944/07/13 London, England English
Delbos, Claire Louise Justine Delbos 1906/11/02 Paris, France 1959/04/22 Hauts-de-Seine, France French Studied at Paris Conservatoire / recitals with her composer husband Olivier Messiaen
Rosé, Alma Alma Rosé b. Rosenblum 1906/11/3 Vienna, Austria 1944/04/4 Auschwitz Austrian Daughter of Arnold Rosé / Wife of Váša Příhoda / Director of the "Women's Orchestra" at Auschwitz
De Vito, Gioconda Gioconda Anna Clelia De Vito 1907/07/27 Martina Franca, Italy 1994/10/24 Rome, Italy Italian
Macnaghten, Anne 1908/08/09 Northern Ireland 2000/12/31 English Pupil of Jelly d'Arányi and Walther Davisson / founded the all-female Macnaghten String Quartet and the New Macnaghten Concerts
Bacewicz, Grażyna Grazyna Bacewicz 1909/02/5 Łódź, Poland 1969/01/19 Warsaw, Poland Polish Pupil of Carl Flesch / Also composer
Fulton, Marjorie Marjorie Harrell / b. Marjorie McAllister Fulton 1909/12/28 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma US 1962/11/3 Dallas, Texas, US American Mother of cellist Lynn Harrell
Umińska, Eugenia 1910/10/4 Warsaw, Poland 1980/11/20 Kraków, Poland Polish
Barinova, Galina [ru] Galina Vsevolodovna Barinova 1910/10/7 Saint Petersburg, Russia 2006/09/20 Leningrad, Russia Russian Pupil of Jacques Thibaud /[66]
Stark, Ethel 1911/08/25 Montreal, Canada 2012/02/16 Montreal, Canada Canadian Violinist and conductor / founded and conducted the Montral Women's Symphony Orchestra / educator
Pashkus, Alice 1911/02/21 Germany 1972/02/3 Vienna, Austria German [67]
Ignatius, Anja Anja Hirvensalo 1911/06/2 Tampere, Finland 1995/04/10 Helsinki, Finland Finnish
Kaye, Evelyn Evelyn / Evelyn Kaye Klein (a.k.a. Evelyn Silverstone) 1911/10/19 US 1990/06/8 US American violinist and actress / played with the 'All-Girl Orchestra' of her husband Phil Spitalny /[68][69][70]
Carmirelli, Pina 1914/01/23 Varzi, Italy 1993/02/26 Capena, Italy Italian Pupil of Michelangelo Abbado [it] / Owned three violins by "Marino Capicchioni", 1941, 1954 and 1956
Shapiro, Eudice 1914/02/25 Buffalo, NY US 2007/09/17 Los Angeles, California, US American [71]
Lidka, Maria Marianne Louise Liedtke 1914/05/27 Berlin, Germany 2013/12/12 London, England British Pupil of Josef Wolfsthal and Max Rostal / In 1934 she moved to London / In 1952 she premiered Peter Racine Fricker Violin Concerto No.1 / In 1955 she acquired the 1734 "Willemotte" Stradivarius /[72]
Posselt, Ruth Ruth Pierce Posselt 1914/09/6 Medford, Massachusetts, US 2007/02/19 New York, US American Pupil of Emanuel Ondříček [de] / Wife of Richard Burgin (Auer pupil) who was concertmaster of the BSO for many years under Serge Koussevitzky.
Lephay-Belthoise, Yvonne Ruth Pierce Posselt 1914/09/27 Dieppe, France 2011/11/17 French Pupil of Jules Boucherit / orchestral violinist and recitalist touring for the Alliance Française
Field, Joan 1915/04/28 Long Branch, New Jersey, US 1988/03/18 Miami Beach, Florida, US American Pupil of Franz Kneisel, Albert Spalding, Michel Piastro, Marcel Chailley, Jacques Thibaud and George Enescu
Dunicz-Niwińska, Helena 1915/07/28 Vienna, Austria 2018/06/12 Krakow, Poland Polish Performed in the Auschwitz orchestra
Devries, Gabrielle b. Gabrielle Rossi 1915/10/19 Nice, France 2001/11/04 Colombes (Hauts-de-Seine), France French Pupil of Marcel Reynal and Gabriel Bouillon / Wife of the composer Ivan Devries (1909–1997) / Obituary and short bio (in French) /[73]
Bustabo, Guila b. Teressina Bustabo 1916/02/25 Manitowoc, Wisconsin, US 2002/04/27 Birmingham, Alabama, US American Dedicatee of Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari's Violin Concerto Op.26 (1944) and Otmar Nussio's [de] Violin Concerto (1959)
Zorian, Olive 1916 Manchester, England 1965 English Founder of the Zorian Quartet
Behrend, Louise 1916/10/3 Washington, DC, US 2011/08/3 New York, US American Pupil of Louis Persinger /[74]
Hendrickson, Lyndall 1917 b. Balaklava (South Australia) 2017/07/22 Adelaide, Australia Australian Pupil of Ludwik Schwab/Renowned violin pedagogue / Member of AUSTA /[75]
DeLay, Dorothy 1917/03/31 Medicine Lodge, Kansas, US 2002/03/24 New York, US American Pupil of Ivan Galamian
Canberg, Mary 1918 Grand Rapids, Michigan, US 2004/06/15 West Nyack, New York, US American Pupil of Ivan Galamian
Gründer, Anne-Marie Anne-Marie Gründer 1918/05/17 Chexbres, Switzerland 1996/11/22 Berne, Switzerland Swiss Pupil of Carl Flesch / 2nd prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1944 /[76]
Glenn, Carroll Elizabeth Carroll Glenn 1918/10/28 Richmond, Virginia, US 1983/04/25 New York, US American Pupil of Édouard Dethier / Wife and Duo partner of pianist Eugene List
Rapaport, Rosemary Nancy Rosemary Peace Rapaport 1918/03/19 St Albans, England 2011/06/08 Olney, England English Pupil of Rowsby Woof and Frederick Grinke / member of the Halle Orchestra / founded the Purcell School for musically gifted children
Luzzato, Wanda [it] Wanda Luzzato, b. Carpi 1919/06/19 Varese, Italy 2002/09/25 Milan, Italy Italian Pupil of Jenő Hubay, 1935 / Dedicatee of Giorgio Federico Ghedini's Divertimento in D major, for Violin and Orchestra (1959/60) / [77][78][79]
Neveu, Ginette 1919/08/11 Paris, France 1949/10/28 Azores, Portugal French 1st prize Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1935
Gilels, Elizabeth Elizaveta / Yelizaveta Gilels 1919/09/30 Odessa, Ukraine, USSR 2008/03/13 Moscow, Russia Russian Pupil of Pyotr Stolyarsky, Abram Yampolsky and Miron Polyakin/ Sister of Emil Gilels, wife of Leonid Kogan
Suwa, Nejiko b. Nejiko Oga 1920/01/23 Tokyo, Japan 2012/03/6 Tokyo, Japan Japanese Pupil of Anna Bubnova-Ono /[80]
Tuttle, Karen 1920/03/28 Lewiston, Idaho, US 2010/12/16 American Switched to viola; Pupil of William Primrose /[81]
Pardee, Margaret 1920/05/10 Valdosta, Georgia, US 2016/01/26 Westbury, New York, US American Pupil of Ivan Galamian, Sascha Jacobsen, Albert Spalding, and Louis Persinger
Havas, Kató 1920/11/05 Târgu Secuiesc, Romania (Transylvania/Hungary) 2018/12/31 London Hungarian-British Pedagogue[82]
Lengyel, Gabrielle Gabriella / Gaby Lengyel 1920/11/20 Budapest, Hungary 1993/03/22 Paris Hungarian-French the last pupil of Jenő Hubay / studied with Ede Zathureczky / awards: "Eduard Rémenyi Prize" (Budapest, 1934); 2nd "Vienna Competition" (Vienna, 1937); 2nd "International Long-Thibaud Competition" (Paris, 1946); Hungarian National "Pro Arte" medal (Budapest, 1947); Grand Prix "Carl Flesch Competition" (London, 1948) / she performed in Duo with her brother Attila (Atty Lengyel) and founded the Trio Lengyel (with Atty, piano and Endre Lengyel, cello)
Stucki, Aida 1921/02/19 Cairo, Egypt 2011/06/9 Winterthur, Switzerland Swiss [83]
Bobesco, Lola Lola Violeta Ana-Maria Bobesco (Bobescu) 1921/08/9 Craiova, Romania 2003/09/4 Spa, Belgium Romanian
Lack, Fredell 1922/02/19 Tulsa, Oklahoma, US 2017/08/20 Houston, Texas, US American Noted concert soloist, recording artist, chamber musician, and prolific teacher. Owner of "Baron Deurbroucq" Antonio Stradivari, 1727. Her bow: François Tourte.
Lama, Lina 1922/04/22 Faenza, Italy 2014/11/28 Rome, Italy Italian violinist and violist [84]
Pegreffi, Elisa 1922/06/10 Genova, Italy 2016/01/14 Reggio Emilia, Italy Italian Pupil of Arrigo Serato / Wife of Paolo Borciani and 2nd violin of Quartetto Italiano,[85] / Owns two violins by "Marino Capicchioni", 1942 and 1943
Liivak, Evi 1924 Viljandi, Estonia 1996 New York, New York US Estonian-American Pupil of Ede Zathureczky and Max Strub / in 1962 she acquired the "Lipiński" Stradivarius, 1715 /[86]
Ajemian, Anahid 1924/01/26 Brooklyn, New York, US 2016/06/13 New York, US American Pupil of Edouard Dethier / in 1960s founded the Composers String Quartet.
Gilels, Zinaida Zinaida Grigoryevna Gilels 1924/02/24 Odessa, Ukraine, USSR 2000/05/07 US Soviet-American Pupil of Pyotr Stolyarsky, Abram Yampolsky and David Oistrakh / Niece of Elizabeth Gilels and Emil Gilels
Van Dyke, Marcia 1924/03/26 US 2002/09/03 US American
Martzy, Johanna 1924/10/26 Timișoara, Transylvania 1979/08/13 Glarus, Switzerland Hungarian Pupil of Jenö Hubay / 2nd prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1947 /[87]
Auclair, Michèle 1924/11/16 Paris, France 2005/06/10 Paris, France French Pupil of Jules Boucherit, Boris Kamensky and Jacques Thibaud / 1st prize Long-Thibaud Competition, 1943 / 1st prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1945 /[88]
Glezarova, Maya 1924/12/10 Russia 2017/07/17 Moscow, Russia Russian Russian violin professor, pupil and assistant of Yuri Yankelevich /[89]
Cserfalvi, Elisabeth Elise Cserfalvi 1926 Budapest, Hungary 1970s ? London Hungarian Pupil of Ede Zathureczky / 2nd prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1946 / 3rd Prize Queen Elisabeth Music Competition, 1951[90] / Played at "BBC Proms" in 1960, 1961 and 1964 / Her Duo partner was pianist Géza Frid / Wife of Árpád Gérecz [fr].
Mari, Iwamoto Marry Esther 1927/01/19 Japan 1979/05/11 Tokyo, Japan Japanese Pupil of Anna Bubnova-Ono and Louis Persinger /[91]
Liddell, Nona 1927/06/09 Ealing, London, England 2017/04/13 English Pupil of Rowsby Woof / soloist, leader of chamber music ensembles and educator
Kaverzneva, Olga [ru] Olga Viktorovna Kaverzneva 1926/05/12 Odessa, USSR 2006/12/25 Moscow, Russia Russian Pupil of Benjamin Z. Mordkovich [ru] and David Oistrach
Tsitsikian, Anahit Anahit Tsitsikyan 1926/08/26 Leningrad, USSR 1999/05/2 Yerevan, Armenia Armenian [92]
Zerounian, Ara 1926/11/26 Detroit, Michigan, US 2012/10/29 Ridgefield, Connecticut, US American-Armenian [93]
Monosoff, Sonya 1927 US living American Pupil of Louis Persinger / Pioneer of baroque violin /[94]
Hidy, Marta 1927/01/11 Budapest, Hungary 2010/11/4 Hamilton, Canada Hungarian Canadian Pupil of Ede Zathureczky, Leo Weiner and Zoltán Kodály / 1st prize Franz Liszt Academy's Remenyi Competition, 1943 / Award Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1952 /[95]
Kwalwasser, Helen 1927/10 US 2017 US American Pupil of Efrem Zimbalist, Sr. and Ivan Galamian / Violin pedagogue
Travers, Patricia 1927/12/5 Clifton, New Jersey, US 2010/02/9 Clifton, New Jersey, US American Played the "Tom Taylor" Stradivarius, 1732 / After 1951 she quit performing concerts
Parchomienko, Olga [de; uk] Olga Parkhomenko 1928/04/7 Kiev, Ukraine, USSR 2011/06/5 USSR Russian Pupil of David Oistrakh / 3rd prize ex-aequo Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1952
Berkovich, Klara Klara Yefimovna Berkovich / b. Klara Gordion 1928/05/19 Odessa, Ukraine, USSR living Baltimore, Maryland, US Russian-American
Leonhardt, Marie [de] b. Marie Amsler 1928/05/30 Netherlands living Amsterdam Dutch Baroque violin / Pupil of Max Rostal / Wife of Gustav Leonhardt
Nelli Shkolnikova Nelly Chkolnikova / Nelli Efimovna Shkolnikova 1928/07/8 Zolotonosha, Ukraine, USSR 2010/02/2 Melbourne, Australia Russian Pupil of Yuri Yankelevich / 1st great prize Long-Thibaud Competition, 1953
Wicks, Camilla Camilla Dolores Wicks 1928/08/9 Long Beach, California, US living American-Norwegian [96]
Haendel, Ida 1928/12/15 Chelm, Poland 2020/07/1 London, England English Pupil of Carl Flesch and George Enescu / 7th prize Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1935
Hodgkins, Claire 1929 Portland, Oregon, US 2011 Thousand Oaks, California, US American Pupil of Jascha Heifetz / international violinist, educator, chamber musician, and founder of the Jascha Heifetz Society
Barbara Penny 1929 2007 British The first woman to play in the strings section of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Wiłkomirska, Wanda Wanda Wilkomirska 1929/01/11 Warsaw, Poland 2018/05/01 Australia Polish 2nd prize (ex-aequo) Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1952 / Member or the "Wilkomirski-Trio" (Kazimierz Wilkomirski (piano), Maria (cello) & Wanda Wilkomirska) / Plays a 1734 violin by Pietro Guarneri, Venice.
Fain, Rosa Roza Fajn 1929/01/19 Odessa, Ukraine, USSR living Russian Pupil of David Oistrakh / 1st prize Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1957[97]
Elphège, Flora 1930s ? Grénoble, France living ? Grénoble, France French Renowned violin pedagogue / 2nd prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1954 /[98] / Piano Trio: Jean Martin (piano), Flora Elphège (violin), Claude Burgos (cello) /[99]
Kimber, Beryl 1930s ? Perth, Australia living ? Adelaide, Australia Australian Pupil of David Oistrakh / Distinction prize at 1st Tchaikovsky International Competition, 1958 /[100]
Steiner, Diana 1930s ? US living ? US American sister of cellist and conductor Frances Steiner /[101]
Varga, Norma b. Norma Jones 1930s ? England living ? US English Pupil of Isolde Menges / Wife of violinist Ruben Varga (1928–1984) / Mother of violinist Rachel Varga / Mother of composer David Varga /[102]
Givskov, Tutter Tutter Ellen Margrethe Givskov 1930/04/30 Copenhagen, Denmark living Danish Pupil of Thorvald Nielsen and Erling Bloch / leader of the Tivoli Symphony Orchestra / founder of the Copenhagen String Quartet
Harnoncourt, Alice b. Alice Hoffelner 1930/09/26 Vienna, Austria living Vienna Austrian Baroque violin / Wife of Nikolaus Harnoncourt
Hagen, Betty-Jean Betty-Jeanne Hagen 1930/10/17 Edmonton, Canada 2016/12/29 Canadian Pupil of Ludwig Becker and Ivan Galamian / 3rd Grand Prix Concours-Long-Thibaud, 1951 (when Ivry Gitlis was 5th) /[103]
Paetsch, Priscilla Priscilla McClure Johnson Paetsch 1931/11/18 Evanston, Illinois, US 2017/07/19 Colorado Springs, US American Violinist, violist, chamber musician and educator
Theuveny, Marie Claude Marie-Claude Theuveny-Petit 1931 Paris, France 2012/07/23 Paris, France French 2nd prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1948 /[104]
Schneidermann, Dina 1931? Odessa, Ukraine 2016/08/09 Uppsala, Sweden Russian-Bulgarian-Swedish Pupil of David Oistrakh / 2nd prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1960 / Played Paganini's "Il Cannone" by Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù, 1743
Fernández, Huguette Fernandez Huguette / b. Delsol 1932 Spain 2012/12/10 Decazeville, France French 2nd prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1950 / Till 1969, concertmaster of the Orchestre de chambre Jean-François Paillard /[105]
Lautenbacher, Susanne Suzanne or Susi Lautenbacher 1932/04/19 Augsburg, Germany living German Pupil of Karl Freund and Henryk Szeryng (briefly)
Garnier, Liliane 1932/09/13 Dijon, France living French [106]
Yashvili, Marina [ru] Jasvili (Iashvili) Marine Luarsabovna 1932/10/2 Tblisi, Georgia, USSR 2012/07/9 Moscow, Russia Russian Pupil of Konstantin Mostras / 3rd prize ex-aequo Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1952 /[107]
Berkova, Sandra Saundra Berkova / b. Maazel / Sandra Macaulay 1933 Los Angeles, California, US 1978/01/11 Los Angeles, California US American Daughter of violinist Frances Berkova / Cousin of conductor Lorin Maazel /[108][109]
Tarjus, Blanche 1933 France 1990 France French Pupil of René Benedetti, George Enescu and Alice Pashkus / 3rd prize ex-aequo Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1952[110] / 2nd prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1952 / 2nd prize ex-aequo 'Concours Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud', 1953 /[111]
Spirk, Margit 1933/04/12 Trento, Italy living Italian Pupil of Sandor Vegh and Váša Příhoda /[112]
Shikhmurzayeva, Zoria Zoria Szichmurzajewa / Зоря Шихмурзаева 1933/10/26 Kazan, Tatarstan, USSR 2010/04/24 Moscow, Russia Russian Mother of violinists Julia Bushkova (b.1959) and Evgeny Bushkov (b.1968) / [113]
Bagdasarjanz, Ursula 1934 Winterthur, Switzerland living Swiss Pupil of Aida Stucki, Marcel Reynal, Sándor Végh, Joseph Calvet and Max Rostal
Erduran, Ayla 1934/09/22 Istanbul, Turkey living Turkish Pupil of Karl Berger, Ivan Galamian, Zino Francescatti, David Oistrakh / 5th prize Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1957[114] / iKSV 2007 Award[115]
Jodry, Annie 1935/10/4 Reims, France 2007/06/3 Teinteillac, France French Pupil of Marcel Reynal / 1st prize Geneva International Music Competition, 1954 / Wife of composer, conductor Jean-Jacques Werner / Owned a "Battista Ruggieri", 1690
Ruppert, Christa Christa Ruppert Leira 1935/04/02 Frankfurt, Germany 2010/05/06 Cascais, Portugal German-Portuguese Pupil of Ricardo Odnoposoff and Oskar Back / concert soloist in various European cities / in Lisbon, concertmaster of the National Radio Orchestra
Kaliszewska, Jadwiga 1936 Warsaw, Poland 2012 Poznań, Poland Russian Pupil of Eugenia Umińska / Award Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1962[116]
Kan, Suna 1936/10/21 Adana, Turkey living Turkish
Beilina, Nina Nina Michailowna Beilina / Nina Beilina-Chudnovsky 1937 Odessa, Ukraine, USSR 2018 New York, US Russian-American Pupil of Abram Yampolsky and David Oistrakh / Dedicatee of Alfred Schnittke Suite in the Old Style (1972) and Boris Tischenko Violin Fantasy, Op.118 (1994) /[117]
Kaine, Carmel 1937/03/22 Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia 2013/04/21 Australian Pupil of Ivan Galamian / soloist and chamber musician / recording artist and educator
Peinemann, Edith 1937/03/3 Mainz, Germany living German Pupil of Max Rostal
Vamos, Almita 1938 US living American Wife of violin pedagogue Roland Vamos
Petrosyan, Zoya Isabella Petrosian 1939 Russia living Russian Pupil of David Oistrakh / 4th prize Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1962[118]
Gotkovsky, Nell 1939/09/26 Paris, France 1997/07/15 Brigham, Utah, US French [119][120]
Givens, Shirley 1940s ? Louisville, Kentucky US living New York, New York US American Pupil of Ivan Galamian / Renowned violin pedagogue at Juilliard School / Wife of cellist/conductor Harry Wimmer /[121]
Kuronuma, Yuriko 1940/06/04 Tokyo, Japan living Japanese Award-winning Japanese violinist
Le Dizès, Maryvonne 1940s ? France living Paris, France French 1st prize Paganini Competition, 1962 / Active with Ensemble Intercontemporain /[122]
Lozada, Carmencita 1940 Manila, Philippines 2006/08/15 Pasig, Philippines Filipino Pupil of Ricardo Odnoposoff in Salzburg; after graduating from the Music School in Vienna, she moved in The Netherlands and there took up residence in Jan.1964. In 1975 she moved to Germany, and in the span of 30 years she performed in Europe, United States, Canada and Asia. Prizes at Paganini Competition: 4th ex aequo, 1956; 2nd ex aequo, 1961 /[123]
Yu Lina 1940 Nigbo, China living Chinese Soloist and educator
Brown, Iona 1941/01/07 Salisbury, England 2004/06/05 Salisbury, England English Concertmaster and Music Director of the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, the Norwegian Chamber Orchestra and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Ushioda, Masuko 1942/04/04 Shenyang, Manchuria 2013/05/28 Boston, Massachusetts US Japanese
Alsted, Birgitte 1942/06/15 Odense, Denmark living Danish Educated at Royal Danish Academy of Music / violinist in Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Abel, Jenny 1942/11/13 Bredstedt, Kreis Husum, Germany living German Pupil of Max Rostal and Henryk Szeryng / Duo with pianist Roberto Szidon /[124]
Armstrong, Helen 1943/08/09 Rockford, Illinois, US 2006/04/28 Greenwich, Connecticut, US American Pupil of Ivan Galamian
Perenyi, Eszter 1943/12/15 Budapest, Hungary living Hungarian Classical violinist and educator
Spitzner, Renate 1943/05/28 Prague, Czechoslovakia living Vienna, Austria Austrian Violinist, composer, educator / founder of the Music-social Method
Nishizaki, Takako 1944/04/14 Japan living Hong Kong Japanese Pupil of Joseph Fuchs / Spouse of Klaus Heymann, "Naxos" label owner
Mordkovitch, Lydia b. Lydia Shtimerman 1944/04/30 Saratov, Russia 2014/12/09 London, England Russian-British Pupil of David Oistrakh / 5th prize Long-Thibaud Competition, 1969
Eggebrecht, Renate 1944/08/12 Selent, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany living German
Chumachenco, Ana Chumachenko 1945/06/23 Padova, Italy living Italian-German Studied with Ljerko Spiller, Yehudi Menuhin, Joseph Szigeti. Sandor Vegh / Teaches at the "Kronberg Academy"
Lara, Catherine born Catherine Bodet 1945/05/17 Poissy, France living French originally classical violinist and chamber musician / established the Lara Quartet / now mainly neo-classical, rock and pop
Milanova, Stoika 1945/08/05 Plovdiv, Bulgaria living Bulgarian Pupil of David Oistrakh / 2nd prize in the Queen Elisabeth Competition, 1967[125]
Ambrose, Penny Priscilla Ann Ambrose 1946 Connecticut, US 1963/09/10 Coventry, Connecticut, US American 5th prize ex-aequo Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1962 / Committed suicide at 17
Dael, Lucy van 1946 Amsterdam, Netherlands living Dutch Baroque violin
Grindenko, Tatiana Tatjana Grindenko 1946/03/29 Kharkiv, Ukraine, URSS living Russian 1st prize Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1972
Isakadze, Liana 1946/08/02 Tblisi, Georgia living Georgian [126]
Fried, Miriam 1946/09/09 Satu Mare, Romania living Israeli Pupil of Alice Fenyves, Josef Gingold and Ivan Galamian / 1st prize Paganini Competition, 1968; 1st Prize Grand prix international Reine Elisabeth, 1971
Banchini, Chiara 1946/10/07 Lugano, Switzerland living Swiss Baroque violin
Shiokawa, Yūko 1946/06/01 Tokyo, Japan living Japanese Student of Eugen Cremer / International soloist with major orchestras / chamber musician and recitalist
Kakudo, Kaoru 1947 Japan 2004/04/05 Rotterdam, Netherlands Japanese Pupil of Ivan Galamian / Also concertmaster of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra
Spitková, Jela 1947/01/01 Nové Mesto and Váhom, Czechoslovakia living Slovak-Austrian Pupil of Ricardo Odnoposoff and Igor Oistrakh
Bernard, Claire 1947 Rouen, France living French Pupil of Henryk Szeryng / 1st prize George Enescu International Competition, 1964 / [127] / Owned a "Giuseppe Guarnieri", 1741 /[128]
Thompson, Gwen Gwendoline Linda Louise Thompson 1947/03/30 Winnipeg, Canada living Canadian Pupil of Ivan Galamian
Sindell, Carol 1948 US living Portland, Oregon, US American Pupil of Josef Gingold and Jascha Heifetz / Member of Florestan Trio / [129]
Chung, Kyung-Wha 1948/03/26 Seoul, South Korea living Korean Pupil of Ivan Galamian / 1st Prize "Leventritt International Competition", 1967
Kavafian, Ani 1948/05/10 Istanbul, Turkey living American-Armenian Pupil of Ara Zerounian, Mischa Mischakoff and Ivan Galamian / professor of violin at Yale University / plays the 1736 "Muir McKenzie" Stradivarius violin
Vasile, Cornelia 1948/12/10 Timişoara, Romania 2010/09/01 Munich, Germany Romanian Pupil of Ivry Gitlis in Salzburg and Paris, 1969–70 /[130] / in 1969 she recorded Paganini's 24 Caprices, for DGG 'Debut Collection' /[131]
Verhey, Emmy 1949/03/13 Amsterdam, Netherlands living Dutch Pupil of Herman Krebbers, Wolfgang Schneiderhan and David Oistrakh
Lamon, Jeanne 1949/08/14 New York, New York US living Ontario, Canada American Baroque violin / Pupil of Robert Koff and Herman Krebbers
Volckaert, Edith 1949/08/27 Gand, Belgium 1992/07/02 Paris, France Belgian
Sîrbu, Mariana Mariana Sirbu 1950s ? Iaşi, Romania living Romanian Pupil of Stefan Gheorghiu / 1st violin of Academica String Quartet and Quartetto Stradivari / Wife of cellist Mihai Dancila and mother of violinist Cristina Dancila / Plays the "Conte de Fontana, Peterlongo, Oistrakh" Stradivari, 1702
Gazeau, Sylvie 1950/01/30 Orléans, France living French
Comberti, Micaela 1952/09/28 London, England 2003/03/04 English Pupil of Manoug Parikian and Sándor Végh / played in a number of ensembles / final performance in 2003
Marcovici, Silvia 1952/01/30 Bacău, Romania living Strasbourg France Romanian Performs internationally as a soloist / also chamber musician, recitalist and educator
Wallfisch, Elizabeth b. Elizabeth Hunt 1952/01/28 Australia living English Baroque violin / Wife of cellist Raphael Wallfisch /[132]
Marcovici, Silvia 1952/01/30 Bacău, Romania living Graz, Austria Romanian Pupil of Stefan Gheorghiu / 2nd prize Long-Thibaud Competition, 1969
Kavafian, Ida 1952/10/29 Istanbul, Turkey living American-Armenian Pupil of Ara Zerounian, Mischa Mischakoff and Ivan Galamian
Huggett, Monica 1953/05/16 London, England living English Baroque violin / Pupil of Manoug Parikian, Kato Havas and Sigiswald Kuijken
Gorzynska, Barbara Barbara Górzyńska 1953/12/04 Lodz, Poland living Polish 3rd prize Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1972 /[133]
Milanova, Vanya 1954/01/12 Bulgaria living Bulgarian 3rd Prize "Paganini International Competition" in 1973 / one of the first female violinists to record Paganini's 24 Caprices – LP Simax PS 1020 (p)1985
Ishikawa, Shizuka 1954 Tokyo, Japan living Japanese 2nd prize Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition, 1972
Carruzzo, Madeleine 1956 Sion, Switzerland living Swiss Pupil of Tibor Varga / first women engaged by the Berlin Philharmonic
Smith, Wilma 1956 Fiji living Fijan / New Zealand Pupil of Dorothy DeLay and Louis Krasner / founder of the New Zealand String Quartet / concertmaster of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Chase, Stephanie Lynnette Seah Mei Tsing / born Seah Mei Tsing 1957 Evanston, Illinois, US living American Pupil of Arthur Grumiaux / concerts and recitals in US and Mexico / recording artist and educator
Seah, Lynnette 1957 Singapore living Singaporean Pupil of Goh Soon Tioe / co-leader of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra / soloist and recitalist
Müllejans, Petra 1959 Düsseldorf, Germany living German Pupil of Rainer Kussmaul / specialist in Baroque violin / educator
Mullova, Viktoria Viktoria Yurievna Mullova 1959/11/27 Zhukovsky, Moscow, Russia living London, England Russian Pupil of Leonid Kogan / Plays the "Jules Falk" Stradivari, 1723 c. and a "Giovanni Battista Guadagnini", 1750 c.
Wishart, Stevie 1959 United Kingdom living English Violinist and composer, specializing in early music and the medieval violin / member of the Sinfonye ensemble / recording artist
Juillet, Chantal 1960/12/19 Montreal, Canada living Canadian Award-winning young classical violinist /founded Saratoga Chamber Music Festival / educator
Malgoire, Florence 1960/03/09 Dugny, France living French Baroque violin / Pupil of Sigiswald Kuijken / daughter of Jean-Claude Malgoire
Weiling, Vera Tsu Vera Tsu / Vera Tsu Wei Ling 1960 Shanghai, China living Chinese Prominent classical violinist / suffered under the cultural revolution / studied in America under Daniel Heifetz / soloist and chamber musician / educator
Salerno-Sonnenberg, Nadja b. Nadja Rose Catherine Salerno-Sonnenberg 1961/01/10 Rome, Italy living Italo-American Pupil of Dorothy DeLay
Jenson, Dylana 1961/05/14 Los Angeles, California, US living Grand Rapids, Michigan, US American Pupil of Nathan Milstein and Josef Gingold
Paetsch, Michaela Michaela Paetsch Neftel 1961/11/12 Colorado Springs, Colorado, US living Bern, Switzerland American
Dubeau, Angèle 1962/03/24 Saint-Norbert, Quebec living Canadian Pupil of Dorothy DeLay / international performer, recording artist and broadcaster for Radio-Canada
Kimura, Mari Kimura Mari 1962 Japan living Japanese Violinist and composer / educator / recording artist
Newman, Maria Maria Louise Newman 1962/01/18 Los Angeles, California US living American Violinist, violist, composer, conductor, arranger
Mutter, Anne-Sophie 1963/06/29 Rheinfelden, Germany living German Pupil of Erna Honigberger [de] and Aida Stucki / Owns the "Emiliani" Stradivari, 1703 (Karajan's gift, 1979) and the "Lord Dunn-Raven" Stradivari, 1710 (that belonged to Jelly d'Arányi)
Peters, Jane 1963 Adelaide, Australia living Australian Violinist / Arts ambassador for Australia
Buchdahl, Kate 1964/09/30 Canberra, Australia 1992/12/10 Australian Pupil of Sándor Végh / toured internationally
Rolland, Brigitte 1964/19/08 Montreal, Canada living Australian Pupil of Mildred Goodman and Rodney Friend / soloist and recitalist
Gravoin, Anne 1965/11/04 Montauban, France living French Pupil of Gérard Poulet / soloist and chamber musician / founded the Régie Orchestre
Little, Tasmin 1965/05/13 London, England living English
Mellem, Kristin 1965/03/21 Norway living Norwegian violinist, composer and conductor / educator
Petrozzi, Clara 1965/12/30 Lima, Peru living Finland Peruvian violinist and viola soloist / chamber musician / composer and educator
Popov, Katia 1965/03/03 Sofia, Bulgaria 2018/05/18 US Bulgarian-American soloist / chamber musician / concertmaster / session musician
Takezawa, Kyoko 1966/10/30 Ōbu, Aichi, Japan living US Japanese
Keulen, Isabelle van 1966/12/16 Mildrecht, Netherlands living Netherlands Dutch Pupil of Davina van Wely. Also violist. Won Eurovision Young Musicians contest 1984. Chamber musician and educator
Lee Chin, Siow 1966 Singapore living Singaporean Pupil of Aaron Rosand, Jascha Brodsky, Felix Galimir / international soloist / educator
Frank, Pamela 1967/06/20 New York, New York US living American
Bossert, Laura Anne 1968/04/24 Chatham Township, New Jersey US living American Studied at the Eastman School of Music / has been leader of various orchestras
Ikuko Kawai, Ikuko Kawai Kawai Ikuko 1968/01/19 Takamatsu, Japan living Japanese Violinist and composer / international soloist / recording artist
Podger, Rachel 1968 England living English Studied under David Takeno, Pauline Scott and Micaela Comberti / specializes in Baroque chamber music
Cantoreggi, Sandrine 1969/05/29 Bègles, France living Luxembourg Pupil of Pierre Amoyal and Carlo Van Neste / performances in concert halls across Europe / now educator at the Luxembourg Conservatoire
Korkeala, Sonja 1969 Oulu, Finland living Finnish Pupil of Ari Angervo, Maria Vermes nad Ana Chumachenco / chamber musician and educator
Astrand, Christina 1969/06/06 Skanderborg, Denmark living Danish Leader of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra
Brava, Linda Linda Cullberg Lampenius 1970/02/26 Helsinki, Finland living Finnish child prodigy / leader of the Helsinki Strings / pupil of Jorma Panula and Eri Klas / has played internationally with leading orchestras
Kim Chee-yun Chee-Yun 1970 Seoul, South Korea living Dallas, Texas, US South Korean Pupil of Dorothy Delay, Hyo Kang and Felix Galimir / recitalist and soloist / educator
Meyers, Anne Akiko 1970/05/15 San Diego, California, US living American [134]
Anthony, Adele 1970/10/01 Singapore living Australian Pupil of Lyndall Hendrickson and Beryl Kimber / now based in the United States
Båtnes, Elise 1971/06/24 Trondheim, Norway living Norwegian Pupil of Dorothy Delay, Ruggiero Ricci, David Takeno and Arve Tellefsen / leader several orchestras, currently the Oslo Philharmonic
Gotō, Midori Midori 1971/10/25 Osaka, Japan living Japanese [135] / she plays the "ex Huberman – Ricci" Guarneri del Gesù
Krasko, Julia 1971/04/06 Moscow, Russia living Russian Pupil of Maya Glezarova / educator at the Moscow Conservatory
Reuter, Sophia 1971 Dresden, Germany living German Pupil of Yehudi Menuhin and Alberto Lysy / violinist and violist / soloist, orchestral performer, chamber musician and educator
St. John, Lara 1971/04/15 London, Ontario, Canada living Canadian Pupil of Linda Cerone, Gérard Jarry and Felix Galimir / international soloist with major symphony orchestras
Suwanai, Akiko 1972/02/07 Japan living Japanese Pupil of Toshiya Eto / 1st Prize "International Tchaikovsky Competition" in 1990
Faust, Isabelle 1972/03/19 Esslingen am Neckar, Germany living German Pupil of Christoph Poppen / 1st Prize Paganini Competition, 1993 / Plays the "Bella addormentata" Stradivari, 1704
Thorsen, Marianne 1972/03/13 Trondheim, Norway living Norwegian Pupil of Bjarne Fiskum and György Pauk / founded and led the Leopold String Trio / educator
Szilvay, Réka 1972 Helsinki, Finland living Finnish Classical violinist
Pitcairn, Elizabeth 1973/12/05 Bucks County, Pennsylvania, US living American Performs as soloist / president of the Luzerne Music Center
Barton, Rachel Rachel Barton Pine 1974/10/11 Chicago, Illinois, US living American Studied with Roland and Almita Vamos
Khitruk, Anastasia Анастасия Хитрук 1974/08 Moscow, USSR living Russian-American Studied with Dorothy DeLay at Juilliard School
Scheublé, Marie 1974 France living French Pupil of Gérard Poulet / first prize in the Yehudi Menuhin Competition / post-romantic repertoire
Todorova, Mariana 1974 Varna, Bulgaria living Bulgarian Soloist with various European orchestras / concertmaster of the Spanish Radiotelevision orchestra / chamber musician
Belcea, Corina 1975 Romania living Romanian Pupil of Natalia Boyarskaya at the Yehudi Menukin School / founded the Belcea Quartet
Baker, Jenny Oaks 1975/05/27 Provo, Utah US living American Former member of the National Symphony Orchestra / successful recording artist
Ecker, Haylie 1975/10/09 Perth, Australia living Australian founding member of the Bond string quartet / artistic director of the children's classical concert series PLAY!
Kam Ning 1975 Singapore living Singaporean Student of Yehudi Menuhin and later Donald Weilerstein / Soloist with leading orchestras
Misbakhova, Elvira Elvira Rafailovna Misbakhova 1975/06/20 Nizhnekamsk, Russia living Montreal Russian-Canadian violinist and violist / chamber musician / recording artist / international soloist
Zgraggen, Simone 1975/08/08 Altdorf, Switzerland living Swiss Pupil of Alexander van Wijnkoop and Ulf Hoelscher / concertmaster of Basel Sinfonietta / educator
Widmann, Carolin 1976 Munich, Germany living German Studied with Igor Ozim, Michèle Auclair and David Takeno / Plays a 1782 Giovanni Battista Guadagnini
Contzen, Mirijam 1976 Münster, Germany living German Pupil of Tibor Varga /[136]
Özyürek, Hande 1976 Istanbul, Turkey living German Pupil of Çiğdem İyicil / award-winning soloist and chamber musician across Europe
Hagner, Viviane 1977 Munich, Germany living German soloist with leading orchestras / chamber musician
Hou, Susanne Yi-Jia Susanne Hou 1977 Shanghai, China living Canadian Pupil of Dorothy DeLay, Naoko Tanaka, and Cho-Liang Lin / Violinist / recording artist
Li I-ching 1977/12/18 Taiwan living Taiwanese International soloist / concertmaster of Taiwan's National Symphony Orchestra
Josefowicz, Leila Leila Bronia Josefowicz 1977/19/20 Mississauga, Ontario living Canadian Studied with Jaime Laredo, Joseph Gingold, Felix Galimir and Jascha Brodsky / Plays the 1739 "Ebersolt" Guarneri del Gesù.
Laurenceau, Geneviève 1977/11/02 Strasbourg, France living French Pupil of Wolfgang Marschner and Zakhar Bron / international soloist, chamber musician and recording artist / educator
Masin, Gwendolyn 1977/11/77 Amsterdam, Netherlands living Dutch Pupil of Herman Krebbers / tours as soloist and chamber musician / performances with various orchestras / educator
Tokareva, Nadezda 1977/11/27 Penza, Russia living Ljubljana, Slovenia Russian-Slovenian Pupil of Eduard Grach / international soloist / chamber musician / educator
Jansen, Janine 1978/01/07 Soest, Netherlands living Dutch Pupil of Philippe Hirschhorn and Boris Belkin / Plays the "Barrere" Stradivari, 1727
Becker-Bender, Tanja 1978/02/11 Stuttgart, Germany living German Pupil of Helmut Zehetmair, Wolfgang Marschner and Wilhelm Melcher
Mae, Vanessa Vanessa Mae Vanakorn Nicholson / Chén Měi 1978/10/27 Singapore living British Genres: Classical, techno, electronic and pop
Petcu-Colan, Ioana 1978 Cork, Ireland living Irish soloist and widely performed chamber musician / interest in contemporary music
Trobäck, Sara born Sara Katarina Trobäck 1978 Örebro, Sweden living Gothenburg Swedish Pupil of György Pauk / co-founder of Trio Poseidon / leader of the Gothenburg Symphony orchestra
Batiashvili, Lisa b. Elisabed Batiashvili 1979 Tbilisi, Georgia living Georgian 2nd Prize Sibelius Competition, 1995 / Plays the "Engleman" Stradivari, 1709
Cantagrill, Marie 1979 France living French Pupil of Igor Oïstrakh / soloist with orchestras and in recitals
Favier, Amanda 1979/04/07 Paris, France living French Pupil of Gérard Poulet and Igor Ozim / soloist from age 9 / chamber musician / recording artist
Gebert, Anna 1979 Warsaw, Poland living Finnish Pupil of Igor Bezrodny and Magdalena Rezler / concert master of the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra / chamber musician
Ferschtman, Liza 1979 Hilversum, Netherlands living Dutch Pupil of Yvry Gitlis, Igor Oistrakh and Aaron Rosand / soloist appearing with several orchestras / chamber musician
Hahn, Hilary 1979/11/27 Lexington, Kentucky, US living American Pupil of Klara Berkovich and Jascha Brodsky / Plays an 1864 copy of Paganini's Cannone made by Vuillaume
Ninomiya, Ayano 1979 Takamatsu, Japan living Japanese-American Pupil of Robert Mann / chamber musician performing internationally with various ensembles
Saeijs, Frederieke 1979/01/25 The Hague, Netherlands living Dutch International soloist with various orchestras / educator
Vänskä, Satu 1979 Kinki, Japan living Australia Finnish-Australian Studied under Ilya Grubert, Zinaida Gilels and Pavel Vernikov / Award-winning soloist / assistant leader of the Australian Chamber Orchestra
Chang, Sarah b. Young Joo Chang 1980/12/10 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US living Korean-American Pupil of Dorothy DeLay / Plays the "ex Isaac Stern" Guarneri del Gesù, 1717
Grether, Elsa 1980/06/28 Mulhouse, France living French Pupil of Ruggiero Ricci / soloist and recitalist performing in music festivals in France and abroad
Canellakis, Karina 1981/08/23 New York, New York US living American Pupil of Ida Kavafian / violinist who later became a conductor
Chiche, Marina 1981/11/10 Marseille, France living French Pupil of Jean Ter-Merguerian and Ana Chumachenco / international soloist and recitalist / educator, recording artist and radio producer / Plays a Giuseppe Gagliano, 1762
Kolly d'Alba, Rachel 1981/05/21 Lausanne, Switzerland living Swiss Studied with Igor Ozim, Franco Gulli, Thomas Kakuska, Thomas Brandis, Hansheinz Schneeberger and Ivry Gitlis / Plays a 1732 Stradivari
Manoukian, Catherine 1981/06/02 Toronto, Canada living Candaian Pupil of Dorothy DeLay / débuted with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra when 12 / soloist with many prominet orchestras / now based in Sweden
Montgomery, Jessie 1981 New York, New York US living American violinist, composer, chamber musician and music educator
Nemtanu, Sarah 1981 living Franco-Romanian soloist with Luc Héry / concertmaster of the Orchestre national de France / recording artist
Skride, Baiba Riga, Latvia 1981 living Latvian International performer with various orchestras / recording artist
Steinbacher, Arabella 1981/11/14 Munich, Germany living German Pupil of Dorothy DeLay and Ivry Gitlis / Plays the "Booth" Stradivari, 1716
Lee, Min Lee Huei Min c. 1982 Singapore living Singaporean Pupil of Erick Friedman / soloist with leading orchestras
Batikian, Ani 1982/11/22 Yerevan, Armenia living Armenian Studied at the Royal Academy of Music, receiving top violin prize / later pupil of Salvatore Accardo in Italy / solo concert performer
Lunny, Cora Venus 1982 Dublin, Ireland living Irish Student of Joji Hattori and Vladimir Spivakov / award-winning classical musician / also folk music / recording artist
Shaw, Caroline 1982/08/01 Greenville, North Carolina, US living American Violinist and composer / Pulitzer Prize for Music / chamber musician
Borrani, Lorenza 1983 Florence, Italy living Italian Leader, director, soloist and chamber musician / educator
Shoji, Sayaka 1983/01/30 Tokyo, Japan living Japanese Studied with Uto Ughi and Riccardo Brengola at Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena, and later with Saschko Gawriloff and Zakhar Bron in Germany / Plays the "Recamier" Stradivari, 1729
Fischer, Julia 1983/06/15 Munich, Germany living German Also concert pianist / Pupil of Lydia Dubrowskaya and Ana Chumachenco / Plays a Philipp Augustin violin, 2012
Linnebach, Jessica 1983 Edmonton, Canada living Canadian Founding member of the Zukerman Chamber Players / soloist and chamber musician
Pečeny, Oksana 1983/04/23 Kiev, Ukraine living Ukrainian Student of Primož Novsak / soloist with Slovenian orchestras / chamber musician
Pogostkina, Alina 1983/11/18 Leningrad, Russia living Russian-German Pupil of Antje Weithaas / She won the 1997 Louis Spohr Competition and 1st Prize at the International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition, 2005
Yang Jing 1983 Gulangyu, China living Chinese award-winning violinist, violist and five-string violist / viola principal of Camerata Salzburg, principal violist of the Frankfurt Radio Symphony
Deutsch, Lindsay 1984/11/28 Houston, Texas, US living American Pupil of Robert Lipsett / soloist performances from the age of 11 /

appearances with orchestras throughout US and Canada

Kramperová, Iva 1984 Czechoslovakia living Czech Concert master of the Barocco sempre giovane / concert performer and recording artist / educator
Samuelsen, Mari 1984/12/21 Hamar, Norway living Norwegian Child prodigy / pupil of Arve Tellefsen and Stephan Barratt-Due / frequently performs with her brother Håkon, a cellist
Chen, Catharina 1985 Norway living Norwegian Concert master of the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet
Moreno, Leticia 1985 Madrid, Spain living Spanish Pupil of Zakhar Bron / performed from an early age / extensive repertoire
Yoon, Soyoung 1984/10/18 Seoul, South Korea living South Korean Pupil of Zakhar Bron / award-winning violinist
Ibragimova, Alina 1985/09/28 Polevskoy, Russia living Russian Pupil of Valentina Korolkova and Natalya Boyarskaya / recitalist, soloist and recording artist based in London
Yukawa, Diana Daiana Yukawa 1985/09/16 Tokyo, Japan living British Violinist and composer / Classical and modern performer
Kamio, Mayuko 1986/06/12 Osaka, Japan living Japanese Pupil of Zakhar Bron / 1st Prize at Tchaikovsky Competition, 2007 / Plays the 1727 "ex Joseph Joachim" Stradivarius, on loan from Suntory
Frang, Vilde 1986/08/19 Oslo, Norway living Norwegian Pupil of Anne-Sophie Mutter, Kolja Blacher and Ana Chumachenco / Plays a Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, 1864
Kholodnaya, Olga Olga Show 1987/12/10 Cheboksary, Russia living Russian Pupil of Zakhar Bron, Marcus Wolf and Didier Lockwood / Plays an 1853 Jean Baptiste Vuillaume
Yang, Tianwa Yáng Tianwa 1987/04/08 Beijing, China living Chinese Pupil of Lin Yaoji and protégé by Isaac Stern / Plays a Giuseppe Antonio Guarneri del Gesù, 1730
Benedetti, Nicola 1987/07/19 West Kilbride, Scotland, UK living English Pupil of Yehudi Menuhin and Natasha Boyarskaya
Hanslip, Cloé Chloë Elise Hanslip 1987/09/28 Guildford, UK living English Pupil of Natasha Boyarskaya and Zakhar Bron / Plays a 1737 Guarneri del Gesù
Kang, Clara-Jumi Clara-Jumi Kang 1987 Mannheim, Germany living German, Korean-German Pupil of Valery Gradov, Dorothy Delay and Hyo Kang / Plays a 1708 "Ex-Strauss" Stradivarius
Lott, Maria-Elisabeth Clara-Jumi Kang 1987/06/02 Schramberg, Germany living German International orchestral soloist
Shin, Zia Hyunsu Hyun-Soo Shin 1987/07/16 Jeonju, South Korea living South Korean Award-winning violinist
Abrigo, Irene Irene Abrigo 1988/12/03 Turin, Italy living Winterthur, Switzerland Italian Solo concert violinist, student of Marie-Annick Nicolas, Pierre Amoyal and Corina Belcea. She plays a Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, 1758
Azaiez, Yasmine 1988/10/16 London, England living British Studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School / now based in Tunisia
Eberle, Veronika 1988/12/26 Donauwörth, Germany living German She plays the "ex Busch" Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, 1783
Hemsing, Ragnhild 1988/02/15 Nord-Aurdal, Norway living Norwegian débuted with the Bergan Philharmonic when 13 / appearances at major festivals and concert halls in Norway
Nobile, Carlotta 1988/12/20 Rome, Italy 2013/07/16 Benevento, Italy Italian violinist, art historian and writer / artistic director of Santa Sophia Academy chamber orchestra
Kim, Bomsori 1989/12/13 Daegu, South Korea living New York City, USA Korean Pupil of Young Uck Kim, Sylvia Rosenberg, and Ronald Copes / Plays a J.B. Guadagnini Turin, 1774
Pike, Jennifer 1989/11/09 England living English At age 12 was BBC Young Musician of the Year / performances with various orchestras
Soumm, Alexandra 1989/05/17 Moscow, Russia living Paris French Award-winning violinist / international soloist with several orchestras
Šūmane, Paula 1989/05/04 Riga, Latvia living Latvian Soloist and concertmaster
Suzuki, Airi Suzuki Airi 1989/11/09 Tokyo, Japan living Japanese Award-winning young violinist
Hemsing, Eldbjørg 1990/02/16 Nord-Aurdal, Norway living Norwegian child prodigy / pupil of Boris Kuschnir / collaboration with Tan Dun / chamber musician and soloist with numerous orchestras
Анастасия константиновна Ведякова 1991 Moscow region, Russia living Russian Pupil of Wiktor Alexandrowitsch Pikaisen, Eduard Dawidowitsch Gratsch, Кобляков, Александр Александрович, Vladimir Tarnopolsky / recitalist, composer, songwriter, conductor, musicologist, music educator
Chen, Stella 1992 US living Asian-American An alumnus of the New England Conservatory of Music and student of Li Lin and Catherine Cho at Juilliard as of July 2020.
Goicea, Ioana Crstina 1993/11/06 Bucharest, Romania living Romanian Pupil of Mariana Sîrbu / recitalist, soloist and chamber musician
Brabetz, Christina 1993/10/08 Windhoek, Namibia living South African Pupil of Thomas Christian at Hochschule für Musik Detmold / winner of TONALi Grand Prix
Fisher, Salina 1993/10/06 New Zealand living New Zealand Violinist and composer
Nuez Suarez, Rebeca Rebeca Nuez 1993/11/10 Las Palmas, Spain living London, England Spanish Violinist interested in contemporary classical music
Petryshak, Anastasiya Rebeca Nuez 1994/04/12 Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine living Ukrainian Classical violinist working with Andrea Bocelli
Yoo, Esthe 1994/06/11 US living American Pupil of Ana Chumachenco / international soloist with various orchestras / chamber musician / recording artist
Taglioretti, Ana Lucrecia 1995/12/25 Paraguay 2020/1/7 Asunción, Paraguay Paraguan Played with the Paraguayan National Symphonic Orchestra and other groups / cause of death unknown
Matsumoto, Hiroka Matsumoto Hiroka 1995 Yokohama, Japan living Japanese Student of Koichiro Harada and Gérard Poulet / award-winning classical violinist who played from an early age
Stapf, Judith 1997/05/31 Rheinbach, Germany living German Soloist with various orchestras
Elders, Hawijch 1998/10/31 Grenoble, France living Dutch Pupil of Ilya Grubert / performances in the Netherlands and abroad
Ramsay, Meredith Ezinma Ezinma 1991/01/11 Lincoln, Nebraska US American [137]

Sortable list for those without known birthdateEdit

Total listed: 43

Name Alias Active from Birthplace Died Place last living Nationality Notes
Aller, Judith 2000s Los Angeles, US living American Pupil of Jascha Heifetz / recitalist and soloist with the Pori Symphony Orchestra and with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Augustyn, Kinga 2000s Wrocław, Poland living New York City Polish-American Pupil of Zbigniew Szuflat and Dorothy DeLay / soloist with various orchestras / recording artist
Babut du Marès, Camille 2000s Belgium living Belgium Belgian Pupil of Véronique Bogaerts and Yuzuko Horigome / international soloist and recitalist
Benjamin, Mira 2010s Vancouver, Canada living London, England Canadian Violinist and chamber musician / former member of Quatuor Bozzini / recording artist
Black, Zoë 2010s Australia living Australian Recitalist and soloist / plays with the Australian Chamber Orchestra
Chebotareva, Anastasia 2000s Odessa, Ukraine living Ukrainian Tours in Italy, UK, France and German / recording artist
Dahn, Nancy 1990s Canada living Canadian Classical violinist and violist / educator / co-founded the Tuckamore Festival
Derome, Julie-Anne 1990s Montreal, Canada living Canadian Pupil of Taras Gabora and Sonia Jelinkova / Interested in 20th-century music / chamber musician and soloist / recording artist
Frautschi, Jennifer 2000s Pasadena, California, US living Brookline, Massachusetts, US American Pupil of Robert Lipsett and Robert Mann / soloist with various orchestras
Gomyo, Karen 2010s Tokyo, Japan living Canadian Student of Mauricio Fuks, Dorothy DeLay and Donald Weilerstein / soloist and chamber musician
Gould, Clio 2000s England living English Classical violinist, educator, director of the Royal Academy Soloists and leader of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Grigoreva, Viktoria 1990s Kharkiv, Ukraine living London, England Ukrainian Studied under Semion Mikitiansky and Irina Grebneva / Concert violinist and educator
Kouznetsova, Maria 1991 Ryazan, Russia living Russian award-winning young violinist
Ingolfsson, Judith 1990s Reykjavik, Iceland living Stuttgart, Germany Icelandic Student of Jascha Brodsky / international soloist appearing with many orchestras / chamber musician
Johnson, Karen 2000s Gilbert, Arizona, US living American Chamber musician and concertmaster
Kokas, Katalin 2000s Kaposvár, Hungary living Hungarian Student of Ferenc Halász and Dénes Kovács / Chamber musician performing with various orchestras
Kwon, Yoon 1990s Seoul, South Korea living Korean-American Child prodigy / student of Dorothy DeLay, Hyo Kang, Cho-Liang Lin and Donald Weilerstein / duos with pianist sister Min Kwon / chamber musician / educator
Lester, Gabrielle 1980s London, England living English Classical violinist, orchestra leader and chamber musician / discography of classical, popular and soundtrack music
León, Eva 1990s Las Palmas, Spain living Spanish International classical violinist, performances with leading orchestras / recording artist
Makhnev, Elena 2000s Guanajuato, Mexico living Mexican Virtuoso violinist currently studying in Moscow
Mason, Frances 1960s United Kingdom living British Studied under Alan Loveday / specializing in chamber music but also soloist / educator
Michell, Edna 1960s Tel Aviv, Israel living Israeli-American Studied under Lorand Fenyves, Ödön Pártos and Ivan Galamian / international recitalist and soloist / founder of the Cantilena Chamber Players / educator
Olujić, Tatjana 1970s Belgrade, Serbia living Serbian Award-winning violinist and educator
Palmer, Ruth 2000s United Kingdom living British award-winning recitalist and recording artist
Paulet, Stéphanie 2010s Rhône-Alpes, France living Paris French First violin in French Baroque ensembles / chamber musician and educator
Peña, Adela 1990s New York City, US living American Student of Rochelle Walton / founding member of the Eroica Trio
Piérot, Alice 1980s France living French Chamber musician, Baroque violinist and recording artist / member of the Amarillis ensemble / educator
Raum, Erika 1990s Canada living Canadian Student of Lorand Fenyves / recitalist and chamber musician / orchestral appearances in Canada and abroad
Robert, Lucie 1980s Montreal, Canada living Canadian Student of Josef Gingold / violinist, composer and educator
Safonova, Ania 1990s Tomsk, Russia living London, England Russian-Israeli Student of Svetlanda Goffman and later Felix Andrievsky / Concertmaster of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden / chamber musician
Sakharova, Julia 2000s Zheleznovodsk, Russia living US Russian Child prodigy / student of Taras Gabora, Almita Vamos, Milan Vitek and Donald Weilerstein / assistant concertmaster, chamber musician, educator
Schnarch, Ani 2000s Bucharest, Romania living London, England Israeli-British Student of Felix Andrievsky / Soloist and chamber musician performing with various orchestras / educator
Schmitt, Hélène 1990s France living Boulogne-Billancourt, France French Chamber musician specializing in Baroque music / recording artist / educator
Shihoten, Lisa 1990s Chicago, US living Houston, US American Student of Betty Haag-Kuhnke / chamber musician and recitalist / educator
Simpson, Mary 2000s Virginia, US living Houston, US American Classically trained violinist, now playing bluegrass
Sîrbu, Mariana 1960s Iași, Romania living Leipzig, Germany Romanian Student of Ștefan Gheorghiu / international soloist / founder of the Academia String Quartet / educator
Sîrbu, Mariana 1960s Iași, Romania living Leipzig, Germany Romanian Student of Ștefan Gheorghiu / international soloist / founder of the Academia String Quartet / educator
Stefanovich-Gruppman, Vesna 1990s Serbia living Rotterdam, Netherlands Serbian Soloist and chamber musician / performances with various orchestras / recording artist / educator
Sung, Janet 2000s New York City, US living Chicago, US American Student of Josef Gingold / soloist with numerous orchestras / educator
Tcholakova, Ralitsa 2000s Bulgaria living Canadian International soloist and chamber musician / music writer / recording artist
Tenenbaum, Mela 1970s Ukraine living American Soloist and chamber musician / recording artist
Thompson, Candida 2000s Glasgow, Scotland living Amsterdam, Netherlands British Student of David Takeno / International chamber musician and soloist / leader of the Amsterdam Sinfonietta / recording artist
Udagawa, Hideko 2000s Japan living London, England Japanese International soloist / recording artist

See alsoEdit

CitationsEdit

  1. ^ cited in Gray by Edmund Nosse – note
  2. ^ Violinists
  3. ^ note
  4. ^ German bio
  5. ^ short bio
  6. ^ German bio
  7. ^ German bio
  8. ^ German bio
  9. ^ German bio
  10. ^ German bio
  11. ^ German bio
  12. ^ German bio
  13. ^ German bio
  14. ^ short bio
  15. ^ German bio
  16. ^ Swedish bio
  17. ^ short bio
  18. ^ German bio
  19. ^ 'Camilla Urso Collection'
  20. ^ German bio
  21. ^ German bio
  22. ^ short bio
  23. ^ German bio
  24. ^ German bio
  25. ^ German bio
  26. ^ bio
  27. ^ German bio
  28. ^ German bio
  29. ^ German bio
  30. ^ German bio
  31. ^ short bio
  32. ^ note / The New York Times, 1887/10/18, article
  33. ^ German bio
  34. ^ German bio
  35. ^ "The Maud Powell Society"
  36. ^ note
  37. ^ The New York Times, 1887/10/17
  38. ^ note
  39. ^ German bio
  40. ^ German bio
  41. ^ German bio
  42. ^ note
  43. ^ Boston, Feb.11, 1903: she played Max Bruch's Serenade Op.75 with composer conducting
  44. ^ German bio
  45. ^ note
  46. ^ short bio
  47. ^ note + 78rpm Audio
  48. ^ note + 78rpm Audio
  49. ^ note
  50. ^ note
  51. ^ German detailed bio
  52. ^ note + 78rpm Audio
  53. ^ bio
  54. ^ note + 78rpm Audio
  55. ^ Carnegie Hall, concert review, 1912/11/26
  56. ^ note
  57. ^ The New York Times, 1919/10/19, review
  58. ^ The New York Times, 1920/10/28, article
  59. ^ Thelma Given "Violinist of a Generation", promotional brochure
  60. ^ website: http://culture.pl/en/artist/irena-dubiska
  61. ^ note 1
  62. ^ note 2
  63. ^ Article – Canadian Jewish Review, 1922/06/2
  64. ^ Article from The Strad, 1935
  65. ^ note
  66. ^ note
  67. ^ website
  68. ^ short bio
  69. ^ bio at IMDb
  70. ^ Sarasate 'Zigeunerweisen'
  71. ^ In memoriam
  72. ^ obituary
  73. ^ video playing Bach (British Pathé)
  74. ^ obituary
  75. ^ ABC interview, 2004
  76. ^ French bio
  77. ^ article of Australian Tour, 20 July 1964
  78. ^ "Medaglia d'oro ai benemeriti della scuola della cultura e dell'arte", 1987/07/27
  79. ^ "Wanda Luzzato, l'allieva italiana di Jenö Hubay", p. 43 – short bio, 2003
  80. ^ "Three Violin Maidens": Part 1; Part 2
  81. ^ obituary
  82. ^ Official website
  83. ^ website
  84. ^ obituary (IT)
  85. ^ note
  86. ^ note
  87. ^ note
  88. ^ website
  89. ^ The Strad article for her 90th birthday
  90. ^ Cserfalvi page
  91. ^ "Three Violin Maidens": Part 1; Part 2
  92. ^ Anahit Tsitsikian Cultural Foundation
  93. ^ obituary
  94. ^ Cornell.edu profile
  95. ^ obituary
  96. ^ Official website
  97. ^ Wieniawski Competition, note
  98. ^ newspaper article + picture, 1957
  99. ^ ina.fr – audio clip, 1973/09/12
  100. ^ note / photo
  101. ^ The Miami News, concert review, 1954
  102. ^ bio
  103. ^ bio (The Canadian Encyclopedia)
  104. ^ Short biography
  105. ^ obituary
  106. ^ note
  107. ^ The Strad – obituary
  108. ^ article, 1957/05/6
  109. ^ "The careers of Frances (née Berkowitz) & Saundra Berkova (née Maazel), mother and daughter", The Strad, February 1990
  110. ^ Wieniawski Competition – note
  111. ^ article, 1954/02/13
  112. ^ short bio
  113. ^ "Moscow Conservatory", Russian page
  114. ^ Wieniawski Competition – note
  115. ^ iKSV 2007
  116. ^ Wieniawski Competition – note
  117. ^ interview, 2008 / note
  118. ^ Wieniawski Competition – note
  119. ^ note
  120. ^ 'Chevalier des Arts and Letters'
  121. ^ note
  122. ^ French interview
  123. ^ obituary
  124. ^ note
  125. ^ Milena Bozhikova (13 January 2015). "Milanova, Stoyka". Grove Music Online. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/gmo/9781561592630.article.2274152.
  126. ^ official website
  127. ^ note
  128. ^ interview in French, 2012
  129. ^ short bio
  130. ^ article
  131. ^ Cornelia Vasile – Memorial for a violinist and memory of a case
  132. ^ official website
  133. ^ 'Festival Bled', bio
  134. ^ website
  135. ^ website
  136. ^ website
  137. ^ Bernucca, Carolyn (September 5, 2019). "Hip-Hop Violinist Ezinma is Much More Than a Viral Sensation". Complex. Retrieved September 17, 2020.

General referencesEdit