Famous Violinists from Austria

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List of notable or famous violinists from Austria, with bios and photos, including the top violinists born in Austria and even some popular violinists who immigrated to Austria. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Austrian violinists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These violinists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known violinist from Austria is included when available.

Examples include Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Léon Minkus.

This historic violinists from Austria list can help answer the questions "Who are some Austrian violinists of note?" and "Who are the most famous violinists from Austria?" These prominent violinists of Austria may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Austrian violinists.

Use this list of renowned Austrian violinists to discover some new violinists that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (12 items)
Aleksey Igudesman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Violinists from Austria
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Aleksey Mikhailovich Igudesman is a Russian violinist, composer, conductor and actor. He performs in the duo Igudesman & Joo. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

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Anton Schindler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Violinists from Austria
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Anton Felix Schindler was an associate, secretary, and early biographer of Ludwig van Beethoven. He was born in Medlov, Moravia and died in Bockenheim. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 69 (1795-1864)

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Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Violinists from Austria
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Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf was an Austrian composer, violinist and silvologist. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 60 (1739-1799)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

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Carl Heissler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Violinists from Austria
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Carl or Karl Heissler was an Austrian violinist and violist. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 55 (1823-1878)

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