Yfrah Neaman

Born 13 February 1923. Died 4 January 2003
Yfrah Neaman
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1923-02-13
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Yfrah Neaman

Yfrah Neaman Biography (Wikipedia)

Yfrah Neaman, OBE (13 February 1923 – 4 January 2003) was a violinist and an eminent pedagogue. He was born in Sidon, Lebanon, to Jewish parents from Palestine. He lived in Tel Aviv until 1932 when he moved to Paris to study at the Paris Conservatoire. After winning the Premier Prix at the age of 14, he studied with Jacques Thibaud, and in 1940 settled in London where he continued his studies with Carl Flesch and Max Rostal.

He taught at the Guildhall School of Music for four decades, and was artistic director of the Carl Flesch International Violin Competition. He was also instrumental in the launch of the Portsmouth International String Quartet Competition in 1979, of which he was joint artistic director with Yehudi Menuhin. Among Yfrah Neaman's students were Krzysztof Smietana, David Takeno, Masayuki Kino, Wolfgang David, Simon Fischer, Norman Foxwell, Drew Lecher, Vanya Milanova, Eugene Sarbu, Takashi Shimizu, Valantine Stephanov, Paul de Keyser, Sherban Loupu, Sung-Sic Yang, Gennady Filimonov, Mark Knight, Mona Kodama, Mihai Craioveanu, and Radoslaw Szulc. His students Mincho Minchev, Eugene Sarbu, Xue Wei, and Sungsic Yang were all first prize winners of the Carl Flesch International Violin Competition.

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Proms 1960: Prom 06
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/enbzp6
Royal Albert Hall
1960-07-29T00:31:50
29
Jul
1960

Proms 1960: Prom 06

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1956: Prom 13
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e2rhzc
Royal Albert Hall
1956-08-04T00:31:50
4
Aug
1956

Proms 1956: Prom 13

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1954: Prom 03
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e3zzp6
Royal Albert Hall
1954-07-27T00:31:50
27
Jul
1954

Proms 1954: Prom 03

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1952: Prom 04
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/eh66v2
Royal Albert Hall
1952-07-30T00:31:50
30
Jul
1952

Proms 1952: Prom 04

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1948: Prom 33
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e5hrbp
Royal Albert Hall
1948-08-31T00:31:50
31
Aug
1948

Proms 1948: Prom 33

Royal Albert Hall

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