Biography by Erik Eriksson. One of the 20th century's greatest violinists, Kogan was less widely known than his contemporary Oistrakh, but no less a first-tier artist.
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Profile: Violinist, born 17 November 1924 in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine and died 17 December 1982. He was married to Elisabeth Gilels and is the father of Pavel Kogan. Variations: Viewing All Leonid Kogan. Kogan, Kogan, Leonid, L. Kogan, . ogan, Lednid Kogan, Léon Kogan, Leonid, Leonid Borisovitch Kogan, Leonida Kogan, Léonide Kogan, Л. Б. Коган, Л. Коган, Леонид Коган. Marketplace 1 772 For Sale.
Tracklist: - CD1 01. Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77: I. Allegro non troppo 02. 77: II. Adagio 03.
Leonid Borisovich Kogan (Russian: Леони́д Бори́сович Ко́ган; Ukrainian: Леонід Борисович Коган; 14 November 1924 – 17 December 1982) was a preeminent Soviet violinist during the 20th century. Many consider him to be among the greatest violinists of the 20th century. In particular, he is considered to have been one of the greatest representatives of the Soviet School of violin playing.
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Leonid Kogan Born in humble circumstances, Leonid Kogan began his violin studies in 1930, encouraged by his father, an amateur player. He received a full academic education alongside a rigorous musical programme which included three hours’ violin practice every day and study of all the major violin methods of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries as well as that of Carl Flesch. Kogan’s prowess is evident in his early success in the 1937 Ysaÿe Competition, even triumphing over many powerful rivals simply for the opportunity to compete outside the USSR