The Gift of Polymathy: A Violinist’s Life Lesson
“Genius is an overused word. The world has known only about a half dozen geniuses. I got only fairly near.” — Fritz Kreisler — Friedrich-Max “Fritz” Kreisler (February 2, 1875 — January 29, 1962) was an Austrian-born American violinist and composer. One of the most noted violin masters of his day, and regarded as one of the greatest violinists of all time, he was known for his sweet tone and expressive phrasing.