Russian violinist Igor Oistrakh, son of the legendary David Oisrakh has died at the age of 92 on August 14, as Russian media report today.

He attended the Central Music School in Moscow and made his concert debut in 1948. From 1949 to 1955 he studied at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, winning the International Violin Competition in Budapest (1949) and the Henryk Wieniawski Violin Competition in Poznań (1952). He then joined the faculty of the Conservatory in 1958, becoming a lecturer in 1965. Since 1996 Oistrakh has held the post of Professor of the Royal Conservatory in Brussels.

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