Monthly Archives: August 2012

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The world lost one of its truly great musicians this morning. We are saddened to announce the passing of Ruggiero Ricci, violinist extraordinaire, at the age of 94. Ruggiero Ricci was not just one of the greatest violinists of his…Continue Reading

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Complete solo compositions by “The King of the Violin”

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The Guardian reports that American violinist Ruggiero Ricci has died. Ricci made over 500 recordings, including landmark recordings of Paganini and late romantic showpieces by virtuoso violinist-composers. He was a mainstay of American independent label Vox/Turnabout. NPR’s Anastasia Tsoulcas has…Continue Reading