Nachez, Tivadar

1859-

 

Violin virtuoso and composer, noted for his brilliant playing and splendid tone. Born in Budapest ana given his first instruction by Sabathiel, who was leader of the Hungarian Opera. In 1874 he won a scholarship, and for three years was a pupil of Joachim's in Berlin, and then finished his studies under Leonard in Paris in 1878. After several successful tours on the Continent he settled in London in 1889. His compositions include concertos; two Hungarian rhapsodies; four Hungarian dances; two romances; a requiem mass;  arrangements; songs; orchestra and violin pieces.