Vienna Philharmonic mourns a legendary concertmasterOrchestras
The death was announced this morning of Walter Barylli, concertmaster of the Vienna Philharmonic from 1939.
In 1945 he founded the Barylli Quartet with three orchestra colleagues, issuing a spate of Mozart, Beethoven and Schubert recordings. He left the orchestra in 1972.
Barylli, born in Vienna on June 16, 1921, was 100 years old.