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Celebrated violin players of the 17 th, 18 th and 19 th Centuries.
Adelburg, August von, born 1833, at Constantinople, originally intended for the Diplomatic service, was a distinguished violinist and composer. He was taught by Mayseder. He died at Vienna, Oct. 20th 1873, after a long period of mental aberration.
Alard, Delphin, born March 8th 1815, at Bayonne, a noted virtuoso and teacher (amongst others, of Sarasate); after Baillot's death became professor at Paris Conservatoire until his retirement in 1875. He produced concertos, a violin school and studies. Died Febr. 22 nd, 1888, Paris.
Arditi, Luigi, born 1822 at Crescentino (Italy), settled in London as conductor.
Armingaud, Jules, born 1824, Paris, renowned there as a quartett player.
Artot, Alex. Joseph Montagney, born Feb. 5th 1815, at Brussels, died July 20th 1845, at Ville d'Avray near Paris. He studied at Paris Conservatoire under Kreutzer, became member of several orchestras, then made extended concert tours through Europe and America. He wrote a violin concerto, string quartetts, &c.
Aucr, Leopold, born May 28th 1845, at Vesprin, Hungary. Pupil ofDont in Vienna, also of Joachim. From 1863— 1865 he was leader at Dusseldorf, then at Hamburg, and from 1868 in a similar capacity with the Imperial orchestra, St. Petersburg, and professor at the Conservatoire there.
Baillot, Pierre Marie Frangois de Sales, born Oct. 1st 1771, at Passy near Paris, pupil of Viotti. He taught at the Paris Conservatoire, and wrote a great violin method, studies, concertos and quartetts. He died Sept. 15th 1842.