Ida Haendel

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Birthday
15, 1928
Birthplace
Poland
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
15, 1928 (age 89)
Birthplace
Poland

About

Winner of the Warsaw Conservatory Gold Medal and the first Huberman Prize in 1933.

Before Fame

She became a laureate of the first Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition when she was seven against many experienced performers.

Trivia

Her recorded performance of the Sibelius Concerto won a Sibelius medal in 1982.

Family Life

She was born in East Poland where her father taught her violin when she was three years old.

Associated With

She is said to have inspired David Garrett.