Igor Oistrakh was born in Odessa on April 27, 1931. “Violin gene” he inherited from his father – the great violinist David Oistrakh, whose music accompanied Igor’s life from the first days.
Interest in music and violin, musical education and education were mostly instilled by the father. David Oistrakh taught his son the violin at the Central School of Music, which Igor graduated in 1949. Continue reading