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David Oistrakh (Violin)

Born: 30th September 1908, Odessa, Ukraine

Died: 24th October 1974, Amsterdam

Nationality: Soviet

David Fyodorovich Oistrakh, orig. German: Eustrach was a Soviet classical violinist, violist and conductor.

Oistrakh collaborated with major orchestras and musicians from many parts of the world and was the dedicatee of numerous violin works, including both of Dmitri Shostakovich's violin concerti and the violin concerto by Aram Khachaturian.