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CELEBRATED VIOLIN PLAYERS.
Prodsky, Adolph, born March 21st'1851, at Taganrog (Russia); pupil of Jos. Hellmesberger at Vienna. He was member of the Court opera orchestra, visited Russia as virtuoso, then became teacher in Moscow Conservatoire, afterwards at the Leipzig Conservatorium. In 1892 he went to America, but in 1895 became principal of the Manchester Royal College of Music. Burmester, Willy, born at Hamburg, March 16th 1869,
studied under Joachim at the High School, Berlin, but
elected to make a special study by himself of Paganini
difficulties, in whose works he is probably unrivalled.
He appeared in London in 1895.
Cambini, Giov. Giuseppe, born 1746, at Livorno, died 1825, Paris, where he had settled in 1770.
Campagnoli, Bartolomeo, born Sept. 10th 1751, at Cento near Bologna; pupil of Nardini. He was from 1797 leader at the Leipsic Gewandhaus concerts; subsequently director at Neu-Strelitz, where he died Nov. 6th 1827. Wrote a good method, and some studies.
Cantiabich, Christian, born 1731, at Mannheim, died 1797, at Munich (or 1798 at Frankfort); was leader at Mannheim, and in this capacity, as also in that of teacher, was quite remarkable.
Carrodus, John Tiplady, born at Keighley, Yorkshire, Jan. 20th 1836, died July 13th 1895, in London. He studied with Molique in Stuttgart, was leader of some of the chief English orchestras, and was also a fine solo player.
Coenen, Franz, born Dec. 26th 1826, at Rotterdam. Solo violinist to the late King of Holland; accomplished solo and quartett player; living at Amsterdam.
Collins, Isaac, born 1797, died 1871, in London, was a celebrated English performer. His son
Collins, Viotti, was also an excellent player.
Colonne, Edouard, born July 23rd 1838, at Bordeaux; studied at the Paris Conservatoire under Girard and Sauzay, but became a conductor, and is, as such, very celebrated in Paris.
Colyns, Jean Baptiste, born Nov. 25th 1834, at Brussels. He studied at the Conservatoire there, has been since 1863 a teacher in that institution and since 1888 also at the Antwerp School of Music.
Corelli, Arcangelo, born 1653, at Fusignano near Imolo