Jan Hambourg

Musical Artist

1882 – 1947


Who was Jan Hambourg?

Jan Hambourg was a Russian violinist, a member of a famous musical family, who made his career in Europe during the early 20th century.

Jan Hambourg was born in Voronezh, Russia, the middle brother between the famous pianist Mark Hambourg and the distinguished cellist Boris Hambourg, the sons of Michael Hambourg. Jan studied first in London with August Wilhelmj and Émile Sauret, then in Frankfort-am-Main with Hikeerman, in Prague with Otakar Ševčík and in Brussels with Eugène Ysaÿe, who also gave instruction to his brother Boris. Jan made his debut in Berlin in 1905. He died in Tours, France.

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Aug 27, 1882
Sep 29, 1947

on July 23, 2013


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