Odnoposoff, Ricardo

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Odnoposoff, Ricardo

Odnoposoff, Ricardo, Argentine violinist and teacher, brother of Adolfo Odnoposoff; b. Buenos Aires, Feb. 24, 1914. He studied with Aaron Klasse in Buenos Aires (1919–26), Rudolph Deman in Berlin (1927–28), and Carl Flesch at the Berlin Hochschule für Musik (1928–32). A precocious musician, he played in public as an infant. He was a soloist with the Berlin Phil, at 17, winning first prize at the Vienna (1932) and Ysaÿe (1937) competitions. He evolved a brilliant career as a concert violinist, appearing in all parts of the world. He taught at the Vienna (1956), Stuttgart (from 1964), and Zürich (1975–84) Hochschules für Musik.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

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