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Zino Francescatti

Zino Francescatti has been played on NTS shows including Ross Allen, with Pièce En Forme De Habenera first played on 30 May 2018.

René-Charles Francescatti, known as Zino Francescatti (August 9, 1902 - September 17, 1991) was a French virtuoso violinist.

Zino Francescatti was born in Marseilles, to a musical family. Both parents were violinists. His father had studied with Camillo Sivori, and also played the cello. Zino studied violin from age three, and was quickly recognized as a child prodigy. He began performing at the age of five and made his debut playing Beethoven's Violin Concerto at age 10.

In 1927, he went to Paris to…

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Pièce En Forme De Habenera
Zino Francescatti, Artur Balsam, Ravel
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