Eric's violin genealogy


Generation 1
Eric Brahinsky (1956– ) studied with Henry Brahinsky, Jacinto Gimbernard, Harry Goshkowitz, Samuel Schwartz, Willa Howells, Norma Lewis Davidson, Kenneth Sarch, and Fredell Lack. (N.B.: I have included only those teachers with whom I had regular private lessons for at least one year.)

Generation 2
Henry Brahinsky (1917–2001) studied with Ben Alex, Joseph Kneer, Russell Webber, and Emanuel Wishnow.
Norma Lewis Davidson (1929–2012) studied with Roman Totenberg and Leonard Posner.
Jacinto Gimbernard (1931–2017) studied with Willy Kleimberg, Ernest Leroux, and Danilo Belardinelli.
Harry Goshkowitz (1912–1989) studied with Albert Spalding.
Willa Howells (1931– ) studied with Rafael Druian.
Fredell Lack (1922–2017 ) studied with Tosca Berger Kramer, Josephine Boudreaux, Louis Persinger, and Ivan Galamian.
Kenneth Sarch (1941– ) studied with Roman Totenberg, Robert Koff, Dorothy DeLay, and Ivan Galamian.
Samuel Schwartz (1917–2000) studied with unknown.

Generation 3
Ben Alex (1909–2005) studied with unknown.
Danilo Belardinelli (1915–?) studied with Remy Principe.
Josephine Boudreaux (1898–1993) studied with Emil Lindenburg, Maurice Hewitt, Lucien Capet, Jenő Hubay, and Otakar Ševčík.
Dorothy DeLay (1917–2002) studied with Raymond Cerf, Louis Persinger, and Ivan Galamian.
Rafael Druian (1922–2002) studied with Amadeo Roldán, Lea Luboshutz, and Efrem Zimbalist.
Ivan Galamian (1903–1981) studied with Konstantin Mostras and Lucien Capet.
Willy Kleimberg (?–?) studied with unknown.
Joseph Kneer (1858–1929) studied with unknown.
Robert Koff (1919–2005) studied with unknown.
Tosca Berger Kramer (1903–1976) studied with Willy Hess and Eugène Ysaÿe.
Ernest Leroux (?–?) studied with unknown.
Louis Persinger (1887–1966) studied with Eugène Ysaÿe.
Leonard Posner (1918–2003) studied with Nelzar Chafee, Louis Persinger, and Joseph Knitzer.
Albert Spalding (1888–1953) studied with Ulpiano (Ugo) Chiti, Juan Buitrago, and Augustin Lefort.
Roman Totenberg (1911–2012) studied with Mieczyslaw Michalowicz, Carl Flesch, and George Enescu.
Russell Webber (1900–1963) studied with unknown.
Emanuel Wishnow (1910–1994) studied with August Molzer.

Generation 4
Juan Buitrago (1834–1914) studied with unknown.
Lucien Capet (1873–1928) studied with Jean Pierre Maurin.
Raymond Cerf (1901–1978) studied with Eugène Ysaÿe.
Nelzar Chafee (?–?) studied with unknown.
Ulpiano (Ugo) Chiti (?–?) studied with unknown.
George Enescu (1881–1955) studied with Joseph Hellmesberger, Jr. and Sigismund Bachrich.
Carl Flesch (1873–1944) studied with Jakob Grün.
Ivan Galamian - see Generation 3
Willy Hess (1859–1939) studied with Joseph Joachim.
Maurice Hewitt (1884–1971) studied with unknown.
Jenő Hubay (1858–1937) studied with Joseph Joachim and Henri Vieuxtemps.
Joseph Knitzer (1913–1967) studied with Leopold Auer and Louis Persinger.
Augustin Lefort (1852–1925) studied with Charles Dancla.
Emil Lindenburg (1850–1919) studied with unknown.
Lea Luboshutz (1885?–1965) studied with Saul Luboshutz and Emil Młynarski.
Mieczyslaw Michalowicz (1872-19??) studied with Stanislaus Barcewicz and Leopold Auer.
August Molzer (1881–1967) studied with Otakar Ševčík.
Konstantin Mostras (1886–1965) studied with Boris Sibor and Leopold Auer.
Louis Persinger - see Generation 3
Remy Principe (1889–1977) studied with unknown.
Amadeo Roldán (1900–1939) studied with unknown.
Otakar Ševčík (1852–1934) studied with Antonín Bennewitz.
Eugène Ysaÿe (1858–1931) studied with Joseph Lambert Massart, Henryk Wieniawski, and Henri Vieuxtemps.
Efrem Zimbalist (1890–1985) studied with Aron Zimbalist and Leopold Auer.

Generation 5
Leopold Auer (1845–1930) studied with David Ridley-Kohné, Jakob Dont, and Joseph Joachim.
Sigismund Bachrich (1841–1913) studied with Joseph Böhm.
Stanislaus Barcewicz (1858–1929) studied with Apolinary Kątski, Ferdinand Laub, and Jan Hřímalý.
Antonín Bennewitz (1833–1926) studied with Moritz Mildner.
Charles Dancla (1818–1907) studied with –?– Dussert, –?– Guérin, and Pierre Baillot.
Jakob Grün (1837–1916) studied with Gustav Ellinger, Moritz Hauptmann, and Joseph Böhm.
Joseph Hellmesberger, Jr. (1855–1907) studied with Joseph Hellmesberger, Sr.
Joseph Joachim (1831–1907) studied with Stanislaus Serwaczynski, Miska Hauser, Georg Hellmesberger, Sr., Joseph Böhm, and Ferdinand David.
Saul Luboshutz (?–1925) studied with unknown.
Joseph Lambert Massart (1811–1892) studied with Rodolphe Kreutzer.
Jean Pierre Maurin (1822–1894) studied with unknown.
Emil Młynarski (1870–1935) studied with Leopold Auer.
Louis Persinger - see Generation 3
Otakar Ševčík - see Generation 4
Boris Sibor (1880–1961) studied with Leopold Auer.
Henri Vieuxtemps (1820–1881) studied with Charles Auguste de Bériot.
Henryk Wieniawski (1835–1880) studied with Joseph Lambert Massart.
Eugène Ysaÿe - see Generation 4
Aron Zimbalist (?–?) studied with unknown.

Generation 6
Leopold Auer - see Generation 5
Pierre Baillot (1771–1842) studied with –?– Pollani and Giovanni Battista Viotti.
Joseph Böhm (1795–1876) studied with Pierre Rode.
Ferdinand David (1810–1873) studied with Louis Spohr and Moritz Hauptmann.
Jakob Dont (1815–1888) studied with Joseph Böhm and Georg Hellmesberger, Sr.
Charles Auguste de Bériot (1802–1870) studied with Jean-Francois Tiby and Pierre Baillot.
–?– Dussert studied with unknown.
Gustav Ellinger (1811–1898) studied with unknown.
–?– Guérin studied with unknown.
Moritz Hauptmann (1792–1868) studied with -?- Scholz and Louis Spohr.
Miska Hauser (1822–1887) studied with Josef Matalay, Joseph Böhm, and Josef Mayseder.
Georg Hellmesberger, Sr. (1800–1873) studied with Joseph Böhm.
Joseph Hellmesberger Sr. (1828–1893) studied with Georg Hellmesberger, Sr.
Jan Hřímalý (1844–1915) studied with Vojtěch Hřímalý, Jr. and Moritz Mildner.
Joseph Joachim - see Generation 5
Apolinary Kątski (1825–1879) studied with Karol Kątski.
David Ridley-Kohné (1812–1892) studied with unknown.
Rodolphe Kreutzer (1766–1831) studied with Anton Stamitz.
Ferdinand Laub (1832–1875) studied with Erasmus Laub and Moritz Mildner.
Joseph Lambert Massart - see Generation 5
Moritz Mildner (1812–1865) studied with Friedrich Wilhelm Pixis.
Stanislaus Serwaczynski (1791–1859) studied with Michal Serwaczynski.

Generation 7
Pierre Baillot - see Generation 6
Joseph Böhm - see Generation 6
Moritz Hauptmann - see Generation 6
Georg Hellmesberger, Sr. - see Generation 6
Vojtěch Hřímalý, Jr. (1842–1908) studied with Moritz Mildner.
Karol Kątski (1815–1867) studied with unknown.
Erasmus Laub (1794–1865) studied with unknown.
Josef Matalay (?–?) studied with unknown.
Josef Mayseder (1789–1863) studied with Paul Wranitzky and Ignaz Schuppanzigh.
Moritz Mildner - see Generation 6
Friedrich Wilhelm Pixis (1786–1842) studied with Giovanni Battista Viotti.
–?– Pollani (?–?) studied with Pietro Nardini.
Pierre Rode (1774–1830) studied with Giovanni Battista Viotti.
-?- Scholz (?–?) studied with unknown.
Michal Serwaczynski (?–?) studied with unknown.
Louis Spohr (1784–1859) studied with Franz Eck.
Anton Stamitz (1750?–1809?) studied with Johann Stamitz and Christian Cannabich.
Jean-Francois Tiby (?–?) studied with Giovanni Battista Viotti.

Generation 8
Christian Cannabich (1731–1798) studied with Johann Stamitz.
Franz Eck (1774–1809) studied with Friedrich Johann Eck.
Moritz Mildner - see Generation 6
Pietro Nardini (1722–1793) studied with Giuseppe Tartini.
Ignaz Schuppanzigh (1776–1830) studied with unknown.
Johann Stamitz (1717–1757) studied with unknown.
Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755–1824) studied with Gaetano Pugnani.
Paul Wranitzky (1756–1808) studied with unknown.

Generation 9
Friedrich Johann Eck (1767–1838) studied with Christian Danner.
Gaetano Pugnani (1731–1798) studied with Giovanni Battista Somis and Giuseppe Tartini.
Johann Stamitz - see Generation 8
Giuseppe Tartini (1692–1770) studied with unknown.

Generation 10
Christian Danner (1757–1813) studied with Christian Cannabich.
Giovanni Battista Somis (1686–1763) studied with Arcangelo Corelli.
Giuseppe Tartini - see Generation 9

Generation 11
Christian Cannabich - see Generation 8
Arcangelo Corelli (1653–1713) studied with Giovanni Battista Bassani.

Generation 12
Giovanni Battista Bassani (c. 1650–1716) studied with Daniele Castrovillari and Giovanni Legrenzi.

Generation 13
Daniele Castrovillari (?–?) studied with unknown.
Giovanni Legrenzi (1626–1690) studied with Giovanni Maria Legrenzi.

Generation 14
Giovanni Maria Legrenzi (?–?) studied with unknown.