Fachiri (née dArányi), Adila

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Fachiri (née d'Arányi), Adila (b Budapest, 1886; d Florence, 1962). Hung.-born violinist, sister of Jelly d'Arányi. Joachim was her great-uncle. Vienna début 1906 ( Beethoven conc.). Foreign tours with her sister. Eng. début Haslemere 1909. Settled and married in Eng., continuing to appear as orch. soloist and in chamber mus. Holst's double concerto (1930) was comp. for her and her sister.