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[French ee-za-ee] /French i zaˈi/
[œ-zhen] /œˈʒɛn/ (Show IPA),
1858–1931, Belgian violinist, composer, and conductor. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • What need to add that his conception of Beethoven is neither as lovely as Kreisler's nor as fascinating as Ysaye's?

    Unicorns James Huneker
  • In the performance of this music Mr. Ysaye was altogether in his glory.

    Musical Criticisms Arthur Johnstone
  • Unlike so many great men, Ysaye was honoured in his own country, and appreciated and adored by his own people.

    The Spell of Belgium Isabel Anderson
  • But what impressed me most forcibly about her and about Ysaye was their perfect control.

    An American Girl in Munich Mabel W. Daniels
  • Wilhelmj drew from his instrument the noblest sounds I ever heard; not Joachim, not Ysaye excelled him in cantabile.

    Unicorns James Huneker
  • Ysaye's eminence as a violinist has been gained by hard work.

  • Three violinists abide clear in my recollection: Wieniawski, Wilhelmj, and Ysaye.

    Unicorns James Huneker
  • Ysaye is an artist who has transcended his own medium—he has become a poet of sound.

    Violin Mastery Frederick H. Martens
  • So I telegraphed Ysaye at Namur, to ask if he could loan me a violin for the concert.

    Violin Mastery Frederick H. Martens
  • Emma Shafter Howard made it possible for many musical people to meet the celebrated violinist, Ysaye, a number of years ago.

    Sixty Years of California Song Margaret Blake-Alverson

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