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Fritz Kreisler (February 2, 1875 – January 29, 1962) was an Austria-born American violinist and composer; one of the most famous violinists of his day. He is noted for his sweet tone and expressive phrasing. He produced a characteristic sound, which was immediately recognizable as his own. Although he was a violinist of the Franco-Belgian school, his tone and phrasing are nonetheless reminiscent of the gemütlich lifestyle of pre-war Vienna.

Kreisler was born in Vienna to a Jewish father and a… read more

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  • Nice article
  • My favorite violinist.
  • The Music Hall of Fame are delighted to induct Fritz Kreisler into the Class of 1965. Congratulations. Please vist our page too see the latest inductees into the Music Hall of Fame
  • aw he definitely needs more love on here, his compositions fulfill my life.
  • His compositions are quite grand.
  • maravilhosa!
  • I love his music! <3

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