Emmy Verhey

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Birthday
13, 1949
Birthplace
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Birth Sign
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Birthday
13, 1949 (age 69)
Birthplace
Amsterdam, Netherlands

About

A violin prodigy who was seventeen when she won at the 1966 International Tchaikovsky Competition and went on to teach at Utrecht's Conservatory for almost twenty years.

Before Fame

Her father taught her violin when she was seven years old and began studying with Oskar Back a year later.

Trivia

There is an entire three-day festival dedicated to her, which was established in 2006.

Family Life

She was born in Amsterdam.

Associated With

She has recorded more than fifty-five pieces, including some of the work composed by Franz Schubert.