1653 – Born on February 17th in Fusignano, Italy. Italian violin-player and composer. He was the creator of concerto grosso. – The style of execution introduced by Corelli and preserved by his pupils, such as Geminiani, Locatelli, and many others, has been of vital importance for the development of violin-playing, but he employed ..
1836 – He was born on the 20th of January at Keighley, in Yorkshire. – He made his first appearance as a violinist at the age of nine, and had the advantage of studying between the ages of twelve and eighteen at Stuttgart, with Wilhelm Bernhard Molique. 1853 – On his return to ..
1779 – Born on the 5th of February in Brussels, Belgium. Belgian opera singer, conductor and composer. – Worked as an office clerk, but soon pursued a career as a musician. – He started a career as a tenor at the Opera in Ghent. 1828 – He ended his career as ..
1916 – Born in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. American violinist. – She studied at the Juilliard School in New York before moving to Paris. – She recorded concertos by Beethoven and Bruch with the Concertgebouw Orchestra in Amsterdam. 1935 – She was given a $25,000 violin after her performance at Lady Ravendale’s home ..
1644 – He was born on the 12th of August in Wartenberg, Germany. – He was first a violinist at the castle of Kromìøíž and the Salzburg court. 1660 – He entered the service of the Prince-Bishop of Olomouc who maintained an excellent Kapelle at his Krom Yíž castle. 1672 – He composed ..
1596 – Born in Cremona. An Italian violin-maker in Cremo..
1872 – Hugo Alfven was born in Stockholm on the 1st of May. 1887-1891 – He studied at the Music Conservatory with the violin as his main instrument. 1890-1892 – He was a violinist in the Royal Opera Orchestra. 1897 – He started travelling in Europe. 1897-1892 – He continued his violin studies with Cesar ..