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Georges Enesco
Birth: Aug. 19, 1881, Romania
Death: May 4, 1955
Paris
City of Paris
Île-de-France, France

Violinist and Composer. One of the leading violin virtuosos of his time, he was also the first Romanian musician to win international acclaim. His "Romanian Rhapsodies Nos. 1 and 2" (1908) are still concert hall favorites. Enesco was born in Dorohoiu, Romania. A child prodigy, he won prizes for violin playing at the Vienna and Paris Conservatories, and began his professional concert career in 1899. After World War I he settled in Paris, though he continued to make regular visits to Bucharest and played an important role in musical life there. Enesco composed in many styles and genres (including three symphonies and an opera), but virtually all his other music has been overshadowed by the popularity of his "Rhapsodies." His pupils included Yehudi Menuhin. (bio by: Bobb Edwards) 

Cause of death: Stroke
 
Burial:
Cimetière du Père Lachaise
Paris
City of Paris
Île-de-France, France
Plot: Division 68
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Dec 19, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 7870
Georges Enesco
Added by: Bobb Edwards
 
Georges Enesco
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- David Wend
 Added: Aug. 21, 2017
A Happy Birthday for a great musician and teacher
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