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Violinist Daniel Weltlinger’s latest album tells the story of his grandfather’s violin

todayMay 3, 2019

 

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    Violinist Daniel Weltlinger’s latest album tells the story of his grandfather’s violin Dina Elsayed

 

The Berlin-based violinist Daniel Weltlinger’s latest album, “Szolnok,” tells the story of his grandfather — who fled Europe during the war, violin in tow, before ending up in Australia — and how Weltlinger came to own and play that violin decades later.

We sat down with Weltlinger to learn more about his grandfather and hear music from the album, played live in-studio, from the same violin.

 

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Written by: Dina Elsayed


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