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Markus Henschel

Markus Henschel, German violinist. Recipient award International Mozart Competition, Salzburg, Austria, 1995, International String Quartet Competition, Evian, France, 1995, International String Quartet Competition, Banff, Canada, 1995, International Osaka (Japan) Competition, 1996.

Background

  • Henschel, Markus was born on September 17, 1969 in Sindelfingen, Germany. Son of Walter and Marga (Scheurich) Henschel.

  • Education

    • Diploma with honors, Royal College Music, London, 1988.

    Career

    • Violinist, founder Henschel Quartet, since 1988. Member (Henschel Quartet) quartet-in-residence Tanglewood Festival, United States, 1995, Aldeburgh Festival, England, 1996.

    Works

    • Participant concert tours and festivals in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, England, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain, Denmark, Russia, Poland, United States, Canada, and Japan. Recording artist (CDs) works of Haydn, Mendelssohn, Bärmann.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member Amnesty International, Germany, since 1996, Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz, since 1992, Stiftung Europäisches Naturerbe, since 1993. Active environmental organizations.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, archery, billiard, diving, ping pong/table tennis.

    Connections

    • father: Walter Henschel
    • mother: Marga (Scheurich) Henschel
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    Born September 17, 1969
    (age 48)
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    • 1988
      Royal College Music
    • 1988
      Violinist